Pre-Proposal Application Deadline: Friday, 24 October 2008
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The European Polar Consortium, in association with the European Science Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for pre-proposals for the PolarCLIMATE Programme. For further information, please go to:
The Call for Pre-Proposals opens on Friday, 26 September 2008, and pre-proposals will be accepted until Friday, 24 October 2008.

The pre-proposals will lead to potential Joint Projects to be undertaken within the PolarCLIMATE Programme. Following agreement with 20 ministries and funding organizations from 18 European Countries in Austria, France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, the PolarCLIMATE Programme is expected to run for 3-4 years, supported by national research funding. The Programme aims to support high quality transnational research at the European level in the Arctic and Antarctic. The total commitment to the call by the agencies is estimated to be 10 Million Euros.

Scientists at US institutions seeking NSF funding to partner with European colleagues on PolarCLIMATE projects should contact the relevant Program Officer in the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) at the National Science Foundation. The next Arctic Sciences call for proposals closes 18 November, while the next Antarctic call for proposals will close in June 2009.

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