SPLASH, the ERA-NET of the European Water Initiative will launch a research call on 1st March, 2010. The overall call budget will be approx. 1.7 Million Euro.
Deadline for submitting concept notes: April 23, 2010, 13:00 (CET).
The major objective of the SPLASH research call is to contribute to the understanding and implementation at scale of sustainable sanitation service chains in low-income urban areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Each research consortium must be transnational and consist of a minimum of 3 independent legal entities. At least 2 consortium partners must be from one or more African countries and at least 1 consortium partner must be from an European country.
The research projects commissioned by the SPLASH call on sanitation service chains will be limited to 36 month in duration. Each research consortia can apply for a total SPLASH research contribution in the range of 250,000 – 500,000 Euro.
Eligible participants entitled to funding are legal entities like research institutes, universities, private companies including SMEs, public administrations, civil society organisations, and non-governmental organisations from countries of Africa and from European countries.
A detailed applicant’s guide and templates for the submission of concept notes will be available on the SPLASH website www.splash-era.net/sanitation-call, by March 1, the official launching date of the call.
For further questions, please contact the call secretariat:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
e-mail: manfred.kaufmann [at] deza.amin.ch
Please note: do not send requests for more information or applications to this blog