consortium of applicants: promoters, copromoters, researchers involved in the project

Promoters (two!)

  • The application must be submitted by two promoters who are connected to Ghent University and who belong to one of the following categories on the deadline of this call:
    • a member of the tenured academic staff (Zelfstandig Academisch Personeel)
    • a visiting professor with at least a research assignment
    • a senior assistant, senior lector, assistant professor, associate professor, full professor or senior full professor within the integration framework at Ghent University who holds a PhD degree
  • The call is not open to:
    • Holders of Methusalem-funding;
    • GOA projects ending after 31 December 2021: Promoters of a GOA with an end date after 31 December 2021 cannot apply for an interdisciplinary research project;
    • Interdisciplinary research projects: promoters of a BOF interdisciplinary research project awarded in 2018 (starting date 1 October 2018) cannot apply for a new interdisciplinary research project.
  •  A promoter can be involved in only one application for an interdisciplinary research project.
  • If a promoter retires before the end of the project, it is obligated to mention a co-promoter who will take over.
  • Both promoters are authorized persons for the granted research budgets (Grants code). The promoter mentioned first will act as spokesperson. Both promoters carry the responsibility for the proper implementation of and reporting on the project.
  • Promoters have to define their personal fields of research through 3 discipline codes Mention 3 discipline codes Subfield level 4.
  • Promoters are asked to mention the ORCID-ID. if you don't have an ORCID-ID:

Please create your ORCID-ID

Co-promoter(s) (not mandatory) – (only postdocs)

  • Co-promoters have no access to the budget (Grants code) for this project. As is evident in the project description and the plan of work, the co-promoter must make a real contribution to the project.
  • At the moment of the deadline of this call, the co-promoter must meet the following conditions
    • The co-promoter has an appointment at Ghent University (FWO postdoctoral researchers and IWT researchers included), the University Hospital, VIB Gent, IMEC Gent and/or Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School or at one of the University Colleges ("hogescholen") from the Ghent University Association and
    • holds a PhD degree and
    • is not a member of the Tenured Academic Staff (ZAP). Exception: If one of the promoters retires before the end of the project, it is obligated to mention a co-promoter who will take over. The copromoter must then meet the conditions for promotership.
  • The status of the co-promoter (including the type and duration of the appointment) and his or her home institution have to be specified in the application forms.
  • Co-promoter(s) are asked to add the scientific cv to the application. The cv of the co-promoter(s) will be taken into consideration when evaluating the consortium.
  • The role of co-promoter cannot be combined with an appointment to the account of the project budget.
  • Co-promoters are asked to mention the ORCID-ID. if you don't have an ORCID-ID:

Please create your ORCID-ID

Researcher involved in the project (if applicable)

Researcher within or outside the Ghent University Association who will make a contribution to the project. This researcher supports the research project in a substantial way without being (co-) promoter (by presenting methodologies, offering facilities, services in the form of subcontracting,....).