CHIST-ERA Call for 2015


The CHIST-ERA Consortium (European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies ERA-NET) is calling for research proposals in the following two areas:

User-Centric Security, Privacy and Trust in the Internet of Things – indicative budget is Euro 5,925,000

  • Terahertz Band for Next-Generation Mobile Communication Systems – indicative budget is Euro 4,675,000

The call deadline for both topics is 13 January 2016.   


  • The consortium must have a minimum of 3  partners located in at least 3 different eligible countries  (the expectation is that the consortium will have between 3 and 6 partners)
  • The consortium is balanced: no more than 60% of the total funding can be requested by any one country.
  • Research groups who are not eligible to receive funding from any organisation participating in the concerned topic may be part of a consortium if they are able to secure their own funding
  • Projects must have a duration of either 24 or 36 months.


  • 13 January 2016 – Deadline for proposal submission
  • July 2016 – Notification of accepted proposals
  • October 2016 – Projects start

More information and relevant documentation can be found here:

Please contact Research Support if you are considering putting in an application.

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