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Call of Research Projects: Guidelines for Application Support divulged


FCT, COMPETE and the Regional Operational Programmes have published a Guide to Support Access to the 2020 Information Desk and the submission of applications to Call of IC&DT Projects in all Scientific Domains 2017. The guide is a step-by-step that supports the entire application process, from the first access to the final submission of the project. FCT, COMPETE and the Regional Operational Programmes are also preparing a series of clarification sessions, to be announced soon, and FAQs to support Call.

In recent days, were published the Application Form, available at the 2020 Desk but that can be viewed here, the Scientific Areas and Evaluation Panels and supporting documents for joint applications with researchers from the State of São Paulo and the State of Ceará (both in Brazil). These join the documentation that had been previously disclosed: Notice for the Presentation of Applications, Merit Benchmark, Balcão 2020 - electronic form / clarification of doubts, Specific Regulations of the Competitiveness and Internationalization Domain (RECI), Regulations for Projects Financed Exclusively by National Funds. The Support Guide for Completing the Form will be released in the coming days.

FCT and the Operational Programs are available to clarify further questions. All questions should be asked through the 2020 Information Desk, which will forward to FCT the questions regarding the call and the regulations. These questions will be answered by FCT technicians also through the OTC 2020. The placement of questions through the Branch creates a history associated with the application, allowing the researcher to have a response tailored to their specific questions.