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News 2011 return grants for Belgian researchers working abroad

Concerned URL http://www.belspo.be/belspo/home/calls/retour11_en.stm
Source Belspo
Release date 17/12/2010
Geographical coverage Belgium
Keywords research, grant, funding

In the frame of the promotion of the European Research Area, the Federal Science Policy has launched a programme of return grants. These grants are aimed to promote the reintegration of highly qualified Belgian researchers working since at least 2 years in a foreign country.Eligible candidates must be Belgian nationals OR having spent at least 3 years in Belgium for R&D or higher education purposes, before their post-doctoral stay abroad.

There is no difference between a stay inside the EU and outside the EU, but the stay abroad must be post-doctoral. These mandates are granted for 24 months and on a full-time base. Concerned researchers may propose a research project to be performed in a Belgian research unit, in a research team related a.o. to Interuniversity attraction poles (IAP) or other research programmes financed by the Federal Authority.

Download the application form here.

Please note that this information has expired.

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