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Identification of project: Horizon2020
Project number: 857925
Identification od programme: Horizon2020
Call: H2020-FETPROACT-2018-2020
Type of Action: ERA-NET Cofund
Coordinator: ANR
Duration: 60 months (1.12.2019 – 30.11.2024) 
Estimated Project Cost: € 20,229,477.00
Requested EU Contribution: € 6,000,000.00

The project summary:

CHIST-ERA is a network of research funding organisations in Europe and beyond with programmes in ICT (Information and Communication Science and Technology), at the intersection of the FET and the ICT domains. 

CHIST-ERA IV ERA- NET aims at supporting transnational research projects addressing long-term scientific challenges in the domain of ICT or at the interface between ICT and other domains. It also fosters the maturation of the corresponding research topics and the structuration of the corresponding communities. Another goal is to encourage Open Science best practices, raise awareness about responsible Research and Innovation and support the exploitation of the research projects funded by CHIST-ERA by the industry. In the framework of CHIST-ERA IV, three joint transnational calls are planned (the Calls 2019, 2020 and 2021), each covering two topics. The two topics for the Call 2019 are “Explainable Machine Learning-based Artificial Intelligence” and “Novel Computational Approaches for Environmental Sustainability”. The topics for the Calls 2020 and 2021 will be decided in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Project activities:

Project activities are divided into 10 work packages.
WP1: Management
WP2: Preparation and launch of the cofunded call
WP3: Evaluation and proposal selection for the cofunded call
WP4: Follow-up and monitoring of projects resulting from the cofunded call
WP5: Communication, Exploitation and Dissemination of the results
WP6: Topic selection and definition (for calls 2020, 2021 and 2022)
WP7: Preparation and launch of calls 2020 and 2021
WP8: Evaluation and proposal selection for calls 2020 and 2021
WP9: Project follow-up and monitoring (for projects from all calls except Call 2019)
WP10: Strategic developments

Participating organisations:

  1. Agence Nationale de la Recherche ANR,  France
  2. Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG, Austria
  3. Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung FWF, Austria
  4. Fonds national de la recherche scientifique F.R.S.-FNRS, Belgium
  5. Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek FWO, Belgium
  6. Bulgarian National Science Fund BNSF, Bulgaria
  7. Technologická agentura České republiky TACR, Czech Republic
  8. Sihtasutus Eesti Teadusagentuur ETAg, Estonia
  9. Suomen Akatemia AKA, Finland
  10. Geniki Grammatia Erevnas Kai Technologias GSRT, Greece
  11. Nemzeti Kutatási, Fejlesztési és Innovációs Hivatal NKFIH, Hungary
  12. An Tudaras Um Ard Oideachas HEA (IRC), Ireland
  13. National Technological Innovation Authority InnovationAuth, Israel
  14. Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Universita’ e della Ricerca MIUR, Italy
  15. Valsts Izglitibas Attistibas Agentura VIAA, Latvia
  16. Lietuvos mokslo taryba RCL, Lithuania
  17. Narodowe Centrum Nauki NCN, Poland
  18. Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii UEFISCDI, Romania
  19. Slovak Academy of Sciences SAS, Slovakia
  20. Agencia Estatal de Investigacion AEI, Spain
  21. Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung SNSF, Switzerland
  22. Turkiye Bilimsel ve teknolojik arastirma kurumu TÜBITAK, Turkey
  23. United Kingdom Research and Innovation UKRI, United Kingdom
  24. Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies FRQNT, Canada
  25. Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek NWO, The Netherlands

This project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No. 857925.