Scientific communities have a huge potential to contribute to the development of research data tools, standards and expertise in the context of EOSC.  The RDA Open Calls cover eight categories of grants to support the creation of diverse outputs to bring data initiatives and experts closer to EOSC. They will also serve to provide EOSC with tools and standards from the global research data community, ensuring long-term interoperability and standards as well as enabling the accessibility of EOSC and widening engagement via domain ambassadors.  

Through these Open Calls, funded by EOSC Future and managed by RDA, financial support will be offered for the following categories:  

 

  • Calls focused on Optimising (RDA) Open Science Frameworks and Guidelines in the context of EOSC uptake (2 phases/ editions) 

  • Calls focused on Maintenance facilities (1 phase/ edition) 

  • Calls focused on Domain Ambassadors (3 phases/ editions) 

  • Call focused on RDA WGs for development of EOSC solutions (3 phases/ editions) 

  • Call focused on Communities of practice (3 phases/ editions) 

  • Call focused on Cross disciplinary science adoption grants (2 phases/ editions) 

  • Call focused on Meeting and conference support (2 phases/ editions) 

  • Call focused on Standards and adoption (2 phases/ editions) 

 

RDA’s role in EOSC is to enable science communities leverage connections to RDA in order to create tools for European research infrastructures, via RDA working groups for EOSC solutions, to enable excellent research and access to data and to promote open science practices and standards.  

Each call will be evaluated by the External Pool of Evaluators, consisting of international experts from all technical and domain backgrounds. The Open Calls will run continuously from now until 2023 and each call will be open for at least three months, in accordance with EC grant regulations. 

Applications from individuals, research groups, organisations and institutions are warmly welcomed. Please note that also in accordance with the Horizon 2020 financial regulations, no individual or organization (third party) will be awarded more than 60.000 euro (sixty thousand euro). This limit applies cumulatively across all the RDA Open calls and the overall budget (1 million euro). Explicitly, a third party may apply and be awarded funding in different calls, but only be contracted for a total of 60.000 euro. If the limit is reached, no further contracts can be awarded to that individual or organization (third party). 

For more information on the work of RDA,  see here

Open Calls

For Individuals or Organisations

This call is seeking applications from individuals or organisations around the concept of improving existing technical data frameworks while at the same

Opening date: 13 Aug 21 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 29 Oct 21 - 04:00pm CET
€12.500

per approved application

Upcoming calls

For Individuals or Organisations

Calls focused on RDA Working Groups for the development of EOSC solutions. Via this call we seek to fast-track, high-quality EOSC solutions with technical documentation and maintenance plans.

Opening date: 20 Oct 21 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Dec 21 - 05:00pm CET
€15.000

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support.

Opening date: 20 Oct 21 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Dec 21 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application

For Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support.

Opening date: 01 Nov 21 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Jan 22 - 05:00pm CET
€50.000

per approved application

For Organisations

Call focused on RDA & EOSC meeting support.

Opening date: 01 Dec 21 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Jan 22 - 05:00pm CET
€30.000

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support. 

Opening date: 01 Feb 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 30 Apr 22 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support. Via this call we seek to explain and clarify the accessibility of EOSC to new scientific communities.

Opening date: 01 Mar 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 May 22 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Calls focused on RDA Working Groups for the development of EOSC solutions. Via this call we seek to fast-track, high-quality EOSC solutions with technical documentation and maintenance plans.

Opening date: 01 Apr 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 30 Jun 22 - 05:00pm CET
€15.000

per approved application

For Individuals

Call focused on RDA plenary meeting participation.

Opening date: 01 Apr 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 30 Jun 22 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application

For Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support.

Opening date: 01 Jun 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Aug 22 - 05:00pm CET
€50.000

per approved application

For Organisations

Call focused on RDA & EOSC meeting support.

Opening date: 01 Aug 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Oct 22 - 05:00pm CET
€30.000

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Calls focused on RDA Working Groups for the development of EOSC solutions. Via this call we seek to fast-track, high-quality EOSC solutions with technical documentation and maintenance plans.

Opening date: 01 Oct 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Dec 22 - 05:00pm CET
€15.000

per approved application

For Individuals

Call focused on RDA plenary meeting participation.

Opening date: 01 Oct 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 31 Dec 22 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application

For Individuals or Organisations

Call focused on scientific discipline and domain specific support. Via this call we seek to explain and clarify the accessibility of EOSC to new scientific communities.

Opening date: 01 Dec 22 - 12:00pm CET
Closing date: 01 Feb 23 - 05:00pm CET
€7.500

per approved application