Terms and Conditions for the 2016 RecerCaixa Call for Applications

2016 RecerCaixa

RecerCaixa grants finance research projects carried out by investigators from the universities and research centres of Catalonia.

 

Call for applications was closed on 17th July 2016.

Follow up of evaluation process: updates about excluded and accepted projects (PDF, 344 KB).

See the results of the call.

  • Open to any doctoral researcher on a stable contract with a public or private university or research centre located in Catalonia. Joint applications from several institutions are also allowed, presented by researchers from different organisations and also from outside Catalonia if the project leader is living in Catalonia.

    Projects can be leaded by more than one person.

  • Deadlines for presenting projects
    Applications must be made via the RecerCaixa website between 6th June and 17th July, both inclusive.

    Quantity of financing for projects
    The maximum grant given for projects, including institutional overheads, is €100,000.

    Eligible expenses
    The grant given can be used to meet the following expenses:

    • Operational costs, without any percentage limit.
    • Personnel costs (scholarships and contracts), without any percentage limit.
    • Acquisition of equipment, without any percentage limit.
    • Bonuses paid to the researcher(s) responsible for the project, up to a limit of 10% of the total.

    Terms and conditions for applications (PDF, 494 KB)

  • Humanities and culture

    1. Digital humanities: digital technologies for facilitating universal access to humanistic and cultural knowledge.

    2. The creation and role of states at the beginning of the 21st century.

    Education

    3. Vocational training, labour market and professional skills.

    4. Empowering schools and teachers.

    Public policies

    5. The articulation of life in cities: the impact of the urban space on daily life.

    6. Democratic culture, citizen participation and corruption.

    7. Energy policies for combatting climate change.

    Social inclusion

    8. Immigrant populations, refugees and managing interculturality.

    9. Domestic violence.

    10. Citizen participation in health policies.

  • Applications for RecerCaixa in 2016 must be presented by correctly completing the application form provided and also enclosing a report on the project in PDF format. The Annex document includes a model for the project report which can be downloaded from this page. Once the form has been completed and the file attached, this must be sent by clicking on the "Send" button contained on the form page. If all the information is processed satisfactorily, a window will open indicating that your application has been received and a reference number will be printed on the application form.

    Only applications sent online via the above procedure will be accepted. Proposals can be presented in English, Catalan or Spanish.

    RecerCaixa is not liable for any IT problems and the application should therefore be made in good time. Proposals presented outside the deadline will not be considered. Neither can documentation be modified outside the application deadline.

    Application form (PDF, 256 KB) (in Catalan only)

    Application annex (DOC, 463 KB) (in Catalan only)

  • If you have any doubts about the 2015 RecerCaixa call for applications you can contact us via the following email address: info@recercaixa.cat or by telephone on 93 519 46 70 & 93  581 72 17.

    FAQ (PDF, 115 KB) (in Catalan only)

    Contact
    Vila universitària
    Local F2.1
    08193 Bellaterra
    Tel.: 93 581 72 17
    info@recercaixa.cat 

Previous calls for applications

One of the Programme's core concepts is the call for applications for research grants held every year. Each year the call for applications focuses on specific lines of research, which vary and are redefined annually.

The areas chosen are particularly social in nature and within the fields of social sciences and humanities, as well as health sciences.

  • RecerCaixa 2015 call of action has 211 projects, from 42 institutions, 19 have been chosen for a total d'1,6 M € budget.

    Find here the chosen projects (PDF, 494 KB)

  • 221 projects were presented for the 2014 RecerCaixa call for applications from 47 different institutions, with 26 being chosen for finance totalling €1.9 million.

    See call for applications (in Catalan only)

  • 362 projects were presented for the 2013 RecerCaixa call for applications, from 65 different institutions with 26 being selected for finance totalling €1.8 million. Thanks to the high quality of the projects and the large number of applications, this call for applications was very competitive.

    See call for applications (in Catalan only)

  • 2012 Call for applications

    A total of 368 applications were presented for the 2012 RecerCaixa call for applications. After the evaluation process, 25 projects were chosen for finance totalling €1.7 million

    See call for applications (in Catalan only)

    2011 Call for applications

    A total of 293 applications were presented for the 2011 RecerCaixa call for applications. After the evaluation process, 23 projects were chosen for finance totalling €1.5 million.

    See call for applications (in Catalan only)

    2010 Call for applications 

    A total of 461 applications were presented for the 2010 RecerCaixa call for applications.  After the evaluation process, 20 projects were chosen for finance totalling €1.4 million

    See call for applications (in Catalan only)