Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
ERA-NETs are projects funded by the European Commission in various research fields. Their goal is to create a European Research Area in which research is conducted and funded across countries, allowing research groups to jointly work on specific problems, exchange ideas, and benefit from cross border expertise.
The current project NEURON II co-ordinates national and regional programmes for disease-related neuroscience research in 24 participant funding organisations across 18 European Member States, Israel as an Associated Country, and Canada.
Característiques principals
The ERA-NET NEURON partner countries are issuing the EXCELLENT PAPER IN NEUROSCIENCE AWARD to recognize the most remarkable and outstanding scientific publications by young researchers in the field of disease-related neurosciences.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
Marta López:, Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
Informació addicional
Call partner countries:
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.
  • First Author in the proposed publication.
  • Age under 35 years old at the date of publication. Eligible breaks include parental leaves, long-term illness and national service. Other legal or personal circumstances are considered on a case-by-case basis. Concerning parental leave, national rules apply, or 12 months per child, whichever is the greatest.
  • Less than 5 years from PhD dissertation at the date of publication.
  • The Author must be affiliated in a call partner country at the time of publication.
  • In case of equal first co-authorship, the award may be split if all authors meet the eligibility criteria for the award.

  • - Award period: published between January 1st, 2017 and December 31st, 2017.
  • Original research article in an international peer review journal.
  • Impact factor of the journal above 10 based on the ISI Web of Knowledge.
  • Topic of the article must be clearly relevant to disease-related neurosciences.
  • Affiliation of the first author in a call partner country as stated in the publication.
  • Dotació
    An award of 3,000 Euros will be granted to the best proposal. The winner will be invited as a special ERA-NET NEURON Young Investigator lecturer in one of the ERA-NET NEURON Scientific Workshops organized during the year 2018. The award and travel costs related to the lecture will be covered by ERA-NET NEURON COFUND.
    The application consists of the following documents, bundled together into a single PDF file:
  • Application form
  • One page summary addressing the significance of the work
  • Short biosketch (max 1 page for each first author)
  • PDF of the article.

    The proposal must be submitted electronically using the online form available through the NEURON web page
    The deadline for applications is October 1th, 2018 (5:00 pm, UTC-GMT).


    EPNA 2018_call text_final.pdf
    EPNA 2018_application form.doc