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Scientific and academic cooperation with Mexico

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

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ECOS Nord: a Call to support joint research projects for a period of 4 years, between French and Mexican teams. Application deadline: August 1, 2016.

The ECOS Nord Committee issues its 23th call for bilateral research projects with Mexico.

This call concerns basic research in all disciplines in the framework of a collaboration on a joint scientific project and must include doctoral training.

The priority areas are the following:
  • Climate change and its impacts;
  • Clean, renewable energy and nanotechnology;
  • Food security and resource management;
  • Sustainable cities;
  • Policies to fight against poverty;
  • Natural disasters and telluric risks;
  • Health: fight against cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases and vectors;
  • Big data Massive data / supercomputers;
  • ICT;
  • Automotive and aerospace industries.

ECOS Nord support's nature:
  • Assignments for experienced and active researchers;
  • traineeships for PhD students;
  • travel cost to Mexico for French people.
The Mexican partner has to simultaneously submit his project and in the same terms to the ANUIES (Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior).