In fields of research within the Bio, Info, Techno categories, the BRIDGE Programme is co-financed from EU structural funds under Action 1.2 ‘Strengthening the human resources potential of science’ of the Innovative Economy Operational Programme 2007–2013. Projects that do not fit within these categories will be financed from the Foundation’s own funds.
The objective of the programme is to enable the best researchers who are raising young children to return to advanced research work and to enable pregnant women to conduct research projects financed from external sources.
he programme provides for two types of support:
1) RETURN GRANT – financing of projects carried out by researchers of either sex raising young children
The return grant is directed to researchers who hold at least a doctorate and work in a Polish research unit or have obtained a promise of employment for at least the duration of the project.
Applications may be filed by women with a child up to age 4 (or age 7 in the case of adoption or multiple birth) as well as by men who have taken leave or interrupted their work in connection with having such a child for an uninterrupted period of at least 6 months, under the condition that the return to research work after such leave (or interruption) occurred prior to the application deadline but no earlier than 12 months before the application deadline.
Application Deadline is 15 October, 2011
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