Procedure for proposal submission


Proposals may be submitted at any time during open calls and will be handled at the earliest opportunity.

Submitting a proposal to apply for access to SoPhia Research Infrastructures follows typically a number of subsequent steps:

  • Read the User Guidelines (available in the Downloads section)
  • Draft your idea
  • Check the available research infrastructures relevant for your research project proposal : Silicon material, Organic PV, Thin Films, Modelling, CPV systems, BIPV systems, Module Lifetime prediction, Module and System Performance
  • Talk with a technical expert, that you feel fitting best to your ideas
  • Draft your proposal - please use the application form. Always download a recent version of the application form! So far, it includes ten sections, representing a total of 5 to 6 pages: contact details, summary, state-ot-the-art, description, innovation, dissemination, time schedule, team, publications, and other issues.
  • Submit application with submit button
  • After submitting your proposal you will receive a notification of submission.

You will be informed when your proposal has been evaluated by our independent peer review board.

Subject to a successful evaluation of your proposal, a technical expert or a local expert will be nominated to take care of the appropriate execution of your project.
 

DEADLINES :

·         Last "open call": monthly evaluation process
from April 1st to September 30th, 2014
·         7th call deadline: March 31st, 2014
·         6th call deadline: October 25th, 2013 
·         5th call deadline: May 17th, 2013 
·         4th call deadline: January 21th, 2013 
·         3rd call deadline: October 15th, 2012 
·         2nd call deadline: July 2nd, 2012
·         1st call deadline: January 25th 2012

Please click here in order to download the full description of work of the transnational activities.

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Application Form