Programme Structure

Programme Structure and Management

The programme will be overseen by a Management Committee formed from representatives of each national funding agency taking part.

The actual funding of the applications recommendended by the International Review Panel will depend on the total amount of money made available in each country by the national funding agencies supporting the programme. The use of funds will be subject to the national laws of each country as well as to the internal rules of each national funding agency.

Once the Collaborative Research Projects (CRP) are launched, the ESF will support successful applicants involved in this EUROCORES Programme by networking them. This is expected to facilitate the exchange of information and communication and discussion of the results. Towards this aim, targeted workshops will be organised during the programme’s lifetime. Web-based resources will be developed to support the exchange of technical information, reagents and expertise to promote collaborative interactions between European researchers working in this area.

The networking and coordination of the ECT Programme are funded through the EC Sixth Framework Programme, under Contract no. ERAS-CT-2003-980409.

Development of the EuroDYNA Programme

Research Funding Opportunities in the field of Dynamic Nuclear Archicteure and Chromatin Function (EuroDYNA)

Following agreement with ESF Member Organisations in Austria (FWF), Belgium (FNRS - FWO), Czech Republic (GACR), Denmark (SNF), Germany (DFG), Ireland (Enterprise Ireland), the Netherlands (NWO), Portugal (FCT), Switzerland (SNSF) and the United Kingdom (MRC), the European Science Foundation launched a Call for Proposals for research projects to be executed under the EUROCORES PROGRAMME on DYNAMIC NUCLEAR ARCHITECTURE AND CHROMATIN FUNCTION (EuroDYNA).   The programme will run for a minimum of three years and includes national research funding and a European networking component.

Review Procedure

  • by the 15 January 2003 deadline, 57 outline proposals were received

  • by the 15 June 2003 deadline, 35 full proposals were received

  • all full proposals were peer reviewed before the meeting of the EuroDYNA Review Panel of 19-20 January 2004

  • at this meeting the proposals were ranked, based primarily on the referees’ assessments

  • the results were then given to the participating National Funding Agencies for final decisions on funding

  • 9 full proposals were granted funding