The Branco Weiss Fellowship awards young researchers around the world with a generous personal research grant, giving them the freedom to work on whatever topic they choose, for up to 5 years. Ideally, fellows pursue unconventional projects in new areas of science, engineering and social sciences.
Under Horizon 2020 Societal challenge 6 "Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies" there are several topics open for project proposals. Focus of this call is on migration, socioeconomic and cultural transformations and governance for the future.
Under Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials" there are several topics open for project proposals.
Bridge Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers for basic as well as applied research in order to realise the innovation potential of research findings. It allows the researchers to forge ahead with their vision during the critical precompetitive phase.