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CALL FOR PROPOSALS UNDER THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMME AREA FOR PROJECT SCHEME “GRANT FOR SUPPORTING PARTICIPATION IN COURSES ON THE UTILIZATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS: SUB-PROGRAMME 1: SUPPORTING PARTICIPATION IN MSC, MA COURSE; SUB-PROGRAMME 2: SUPPORTING PARTICIPATION IN SHORT COURSE” HAS BEEN PUBLISHED.

We are happy to inform the honoured Applicants that the Call for Proposals under the Renewable Energy Programme Area for Project Scheme “Grant for Supporting Participation in Courses on the Utilization on Renewable Energy Solutions” has been launched.

The aim of the Call for Proposals under the Renewable Energy Programme Area is to train citizens, broaden their knowledge specifically in the field of utilization of renewable energy solutions. The target group of the Call for Proposals is state-owned or indirectly state-owned institutions, background institutes, business enterprises, research institutes, higher education institutions dealing with renewable energy. The ultimate beneficiary of the project (the person taking part in the course, workshop, and conference) is a higher education teacher, a student studying for a PhD or a Master’s Degree, a person working in higher education, a researcher or people employed by or in contractual relationship with non-higher education institutions from the target group.

The amount of the grant given through this call for proposals is minimum € 3.000, maximum € 30.000. The rate of grant given is 100%.

The evaluation of all the applications starts after the submission deadlines. The submission deadline is:

  • 15th of April 2014 for Sub-programme 1: Supporting Participation in MSc, MA Course;
  • periodically, but no later than 31st of October 2015 for Sub-programme 2: Supporting Participation in Short Course

The Calls for Proposals can be reached at the following webpages:

In English: webpage

In Hungarian: webpage

In the event there is a difference between the two documents, the English Call for Proposal should be considered prevailing.

To submit an application registration is needed on the following webpage (https://nora.norvegalap.hu/). Clicking on the button “Open calls for proposals” the fill-out of the application form can be started. The General Application Guide can be reached at the webpage of the Programme (/en/documents/general-application-guide).

Bilateral Call for Proposal within Renewable Energy Programme Area

On 14th July 2017, a bilateral Call for proposal has been relaesed with component A „Participation at geothermal workshop in iceland for local governments” and Component B, „Cooperation with Donor Partners”.

The overall objective of the Fund is to strengthen bilateral relations between Donor States and Hungary.  

The aim is to increase the extent of cooperation between institutions and individuals, through formal partnerships or through more ad hoc exchange and collaboration. The bilateral cooperation shall contribute to the collaboration between the partners through sharing experience, knowledge, know-how and technology. The goal of “strengthen the bilateral relations between the Donor States and Hungary” under Renewable Energy Programme (HU03) will be implemented and granted by two sets of activities:

“Geothermal workshop in Iceland for local governments” so called “A” component (HU03-Bilat-A-2017, present summary of the call) and

Cooperation with Donor partners”, so called “B” component (HU03-Bilat-B-2017, for further details, please see the relevant call for bilateral activities).

  1. “Geothermal workshop in Iceland for local governments”

The goal of the workshop is to bring together decision makers, engineers and managers of local governments involved in geothermal energy related activities as well as to provide a forum for exchange of knowledge and best practice on exploration, development and use of geothermal resource or communities that could benefit from the utilization of geothermal. The workshop will create a platform for an opportunity to learn about geothermal management, sustainability in geothermal utilization, investments and explore the possible use of geothermal resources as a renewable energy source. The activity will also increase knowledge about Hungarian and EU policy and compare it to Icelandic legislation and regulations pertinent to geothermal development.

Eligible applicants for the open call are local governments of Hungary with a geothermal potential and district heating system, the proper list of these settlements listed in the call (2.1.).

  1. “Cooperation with Donor partners”

Initiatives of the present call may contribute to promoting either improving awareness and strengthening sense of responsibility for the environment in the society or awareness raising of the population regarding the renewable energy / exchange of experience regarding renewable energy Eligible Applicants of the present open call are any entity, public or private, commercial or non-commercial and non-governmental organisations established as a legal person in Hungary as well as natural persons who are legal residents of Hungary are eligible Applicants.  

Common indicative budget of “A” component and “B” component: 43.056.000 HUF (138.000 EUR)

Please note: Proposals under “A” component receive priority during the selection procedure.

The grant rate for both components are 100%.

The deadline for submission is 31th July, 2017.  

Public Health Initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadline has been extended until 31st August 2017

We hereby inform applicants of Public Health initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadlines has been modified on 13th July 2017. Calls concerned:

  1. Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of innovative e-health solutions to promote early diagnosis of cancer – HU12- Bilateral Action – 1 
  2. Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals – HU12- Bilateral Action – 2 
  3. Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care – HU12- Bilateral Action – 3 
  4. Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities – HU12- Bilateral Action – 4

Modifications:

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION paragraph’s 3.1. Submission of updated proposal subparagraph is changed:

„Applications can be submitted at any moment from the 10 March 2017 until 31st August 2017 or until the total allocation is used.”

The new deadline for submitting the electronic application form will be on 31st August 2017. After the submission of the electronic application form, one original copy of the printable declaration (Declaration stating the undertaking to meet the conditions of the Call for Proposals) should be sent by post, by registered mail at the latest by 31st August 2017.

Modified call for proposals are available here.

Cultural Heritage Programme Area’s Enhancing Bilateral Activities Call has been modified with extension of eligible applicants and partners

“Enhancing Bilateral Activities on Project Level” call for proposal is available since 20th February within Conservation and Revitalisation of Cultural Heritage and Natural Heritage and Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts within European Cultural Heritage. Eligibility requirements has been modiefied, extending the call’s relevance from the current HU07 Programme Area’s  Project Promoters of granted projects to other organizations.

Total fund at the publication of the call is 81 917.4 EUR / 25 558 228 Ft. Since the opening of the call four applications has been submitted via the NORA system. In case of positive evaluation and support of the projects, 18 101 198 Ft grant amount will be still available.

The objective is that the granted project promoters carry out additional activities related to existing projects that reinforce the bilateral ties and networks, by professional workshops, conferences, study tours, innovative cultural programmes and activities.

The following organisations may submit project proposals: central government institutions, local municipalities and their associations, churches and church institutions, associations of local municipalities in case they are legal entities. In case of the present Call for Proposals NGOs in Hungary are eligible for funding that have relevant experiences in the field of culture and/or arts and/or social integration. For instance: unions, and other associations, foundations, non- profit companies, other non- profit legal entities, non- profit organisations. Modified Call for Proposal is available on EEA Grants’ official website.

Minimum project support is determined in 2 000.0 EUR / 624 000 Ft, maximum support is 8 000.0 EUR / 2 496 000 Ft.
Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR.

Application documents are available in NORA system.

Submission started at 20th February 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 31st August 2017.

Implementation’s final deadline is 30th September 2017.

Open call for proposal to enhance bilateral activity within Public Health Programme Area

"Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals" call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area, since 24th March, 2017.

On 24th March 2017. a new call for proposal opened within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call is to establish new partnerships and to strengthen existing partnerships with domestic institutions of the donor country. The expected output is the extended network and enlarged knowledge base of the project owner to further facilitate the overall improvement of patient safety in Hungary by primarily reducing the number of adverse events.

Total fund at the publication of the call is 28 687 EUR / 8 950 400 Ft.

Minimum project support is determined in 2 500 000 Ft, maximum support is 4 500 000 Ft.

Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR.

Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017.

Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.  

Previous Call for proposals of Public Health Programme Area are available since 10th March 2017:

“Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area

“Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services.

On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call is to establish new partnerships and to strengthen existing partnerships with domestic institutions of the donor country. Partnerships will focus on the study of efficient financing and operation of in-patient care in cooperation with actors and experts from the donor country, involved in providing health care and/or decision-making on health care. This exchange of experience will yield to a knowledge transfer facilitating the efficient use of resources for sustainable development in the Hungarian health care system.

Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft.

Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft, maximum support is 9 000 000 Ft.

Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR.

Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.  

“Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area

“Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services.

On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call for proposal is to transfer knowledge, to exchange best practices that can be implemented to reduce health inequalities. Specific objective is the transfer of methodology, or elaboration of policy recommendations yielding to the increase of taking public health aspects into account in sectoral and local decision-making processes. Furthermore, the aforementioned decision-making mechanisms keep public health in focus in daily operation.

Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft.

Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft, maximum support is 4 500 000 Ft.

Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR.

Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017.

Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.