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CNRS-Momentum : Call for Proposals 2018

CNRS launches a call for proposals that aims at enabling independent and talented young scientists to create and lead an original project within a CNRS affiliated laboratory.
Short listing will be known at the end of September 2018 and interviews will be carried out in mid-October 2018. The list of laureates will be established in early November 2018.

View this year’s laureates

The call is open to young researchers, CNRS tenured or without permanent position, having defended their PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) after 12/31/2010, whatever their nationality.

In 2019, the CNRS-Momentum program will support projects within the following emerging and transverse themes (see the full text of the Call) :

  • 1. Modeling the living
  • 2. Understanding complex networks
  • 3. Decrypting brain algorithms
  • 4. Applying data science to the Earth and the Universe
  • 5. Boosting sciences for sport
  • 6. Assessing the effects of low doses
  • 7. Studying phenomena at physical interfaces
  • 8. Meeting the challenges of machine learning
  • 9. Designing systems inspired by nature
  • 10. Showing the invisible
  • 11. Rethinking the urban ecosystem
  • 12. Revisiting the carbon cycle
  • 13. Exploring collective intelligence

The CNRS-Momentum funding is allocated for a period of 3 years, from January 1st, 2019. It includes :

  • 1. Three-year salary for non-tenured successful applicants ;
  • 2. Two-year salary for a postdoctoral researcher/engineer or one-year salary for a technician ;
  • 3. Travel, equipment and operating costs up to a maximum of € 60,000 a year.
Full text of the Call :
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Contact :
Equipe Momentum