HMC Project Call 2022

The annual call for proposals from the Incubator platform Helmholtz Metadata Collaboration (HMC) has been published on April 20, 2022 and is now closed. Thank you very much for your interest and contributions!

The aim of the call is to initiate and enable activities that address practical challenges in the field of metadata generation and data enrichment. The call aims at funding promising collaborative projects with the potential to add new knowledge and solutions to the wider HMC framework at the end of the project’s lifetime.

The call for applications is open to all employees of the Helmholtz Association. An application must be submitted by partners from at least two different Helmholtz Centres (or two AST programmes respectively); external partners are possible.

A maximum of € 200,000 can be applied for from the Initiative and Networking Fund (INF), counter-financing of at least the same amount must be provided by the participating centres. All together, a total of approx. € 400,000 is possible for a maximum of 2 years.

HMC Project Proposals must be submitted via the Project Proposal Portal.

The most important information in a nutshell

application opens: 20.04.2022
application deadline: 06.07.2022 (23:59h CEST) ! please note: tech support on July 6th is possible until 16:00h CEST !
Submission: via the Project Proposal Portal
budget: 400k€ (max. 200k€ by the INF + counter-financing by participating centres/partners)
project duration: max. 2 years


HMC Proposal Call 2022
Annex 1 - Template Proposal
Annex 2a - Template Budget
Annex 2b – Template Budget
Annex 3 – Template Gantt diagram
Annex 4 – Template CV
Annex 5 – Conflict of Interests
Annex 6 – Data Protection

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