The ACT3 Call has been announced on 2 June 2020 at 12:30 CEST.

The full Call text is available in this PDF file.

  • There is a two-stage application process.
  • Due date for submission of pre-proposals to stage 1 is 10 November 2020 at 13:00 CET.
  • Due date for submission of full proposals to stage 2 is 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET.
  • Submission of full proposals to stage 2 is only applicable for projects that pass stage 1 and are invited to submit full proposals.
  • Applications have to be submitted to the Research Council of Norway.
  • Pre-proposals (stage 1) shall be submitted to RCN by email to act-ccs@rcn.no. See full Call text for more details.

Please note that each of the countries participating in the ACT consortium have specific requirements to applicants. The requirements are given in Annex 1 to the call text.

Applications must use the ACT templates for project proposals. The templates are given in annexes to the call text:

All applications must specify their budgets according to the template in Annex 4 to the call text. Download as Microsoft Excel file.

The timeline for the call is as follows:

  • 2 June 2020: Call published
  • 10 November 2020 at 13:00 CET: Due date for submitting pre-proposals, stage 1. Only sketches of how the projects will look like are required.
  • December 2020: Feedback on the result of evaluation of stage 1 applications. Invitation to second stage for all applications passing stage 1.
  • 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET: Due date for submitting full proposals, stage 2.
  • End of August 2021: Evaluation of proposals completed. Signing contracts With New Projects.
  • End of September 2021: New Projects starting

Further information.