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Office of the Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation




The Vice President of research, development and innovation, in the context of the events of international women's Day celebration, and in collaboration with the unit of equality, organizes the round table "women and science".

The Roundtable will be moderated by the Vice president of research, development and innovation, Amparo Navarro, and will count with the presence of  the scientifics Violeta Demonte, Pilar López and Carmen Herrero, as well as the presence of the General Director for scientific and technical research, Marina Villegas.

Place:  German Bernacer events hall

Date:  March 9th, 2015 - time: 12 h

The assistance is limited, a confirmation email is required

Juan Gil-Albert Institute Fellowships Call for 2015


The Juan Gil-Albert Institute, with the aim of contributing to the development of research in the province of Alicante, announces research fellowships for 2015.

The deadline for submission is 27 February 2015.

Call conditions and information:


BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards


The BBVA Foundation, in collaboration with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), announces the 8th call of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards.

Prizes are endowed, in each of its categories, with €400,000, a diploma and an art symbol.

Conditions and information about the nomination process can be found at this website: awards



21st Edition of the New Business Ideas Award


The Enterprise and University Foundation of Alicante  [Fundeun] announces the 21st edition of its awards on new Ideas business, aimed to entrepreneurs, to bring new ideas to market and promote the creation of companies in our province.

Deadline for the submission of applications: 4 March 2015 at 14:00

Call requirements






The Foundation Premios Rey Jaime I opens a new edition of the Rey Jaime I prizes of basic research, clinical medicine *, protection of the environment, new technologies and entrepreneurship.This year, there is a new category created  with the title of Social commitment.

Each award is endowed with € 100,000.

Candidates may be any person who has developed the most of his career in Spain and preferably resides in Spain. In the case of Social commitment award any person, company or institution, public or private, that develops its activity in the social sphere in the Spanish territory.

Candidates may occur in the desired categories by completing and returning only the official form available on the web Once received the proposal, the foundation will contact directly the candidates to ask for the necessary documentation.

The deadline for nominations is March 22, 2015.


TRANSFIERE 2015, 4th European forum for science, technology and innovation


Thursday January 22 will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Multimedia Room of the Rectorate of the University of Alicante the presentation TRANSFIERE 2015, 4th European forum for science, technology and innovation chaired by Mrs. Amparo Navarro Faure, Vice-Rector of research of the University of Alicante.

We invite you to participate in this presentation of approximately one hour length, in which members of the Organization TRANSFIERE will  explain among other topics:

-New TRANSFIERE 2015 program
-Confirmed participants
-Parallel programmes
-Forms of participation

More information about the event:


Fundacion Carolina has opened a new call of scholarships for the academic year 2015-2016. In this 15th Edition 540 scholarships are offered, according to the following relationship: 304 scholarships, 112 doctoral and postdoctoral short stays (including renewals), mobility of Brazilian teachers, 50 scholarships of the Complutense summer school 29, 15 scholarships of the entrepreneurship program and institutional studies 30.

The call covers all of the areas of knowledge and is directed exclusively to students from all the countries of Ibero-America order to complete his training in Spain.

Application deadlines for the various forms of scholarship respond to the following dates: call for scholarships of the Complutense summer school will remain open until February 10, those of postgraduate and institutional studies until March 4 and the PhD, short stays and mobility of Brazilian teachers until April 9.

More info: Call 2015-2016


The Brazil Government, through the academic mobility program Science without Borders (CsF) provides leading international scientists scholarships in Brazil for  research visitors to attract young talent.

The objective is to attract and stimulate the fixation in Brazil's of talented researchers abroad, Brazilian or foreign residents with outstanding scientific or technological production.

Proposals must be presented in the form of project and aimed exclusively via the Internet through the proposals form online, starting from the date indicated in the schedule, which will soon be available in

35TH EDITION OF THE OF THE"25 de Abril villa de Benissa" Awards

Three prices will be awarded and distributed as follows: 1 research prize, 1 short narrative prize

and 1 poetry prize.

The deadline to hand in your work will be 23 January 2015.

You will find the specific bases and more information on the following website:

Ayuntamiento de Benissa


First call for FISABIO grants for health and biomedical research

This call aims, through the granting of awards, to promote research vocation among residents (M.I.R) in the field of FISABIO involved in the training of specialists in medicine, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, psychology and nursing.

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Office of the Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3400

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3464

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Carretera San Vicente del Raspeig s/n - 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig - Alicante - Tel. 96 590 3400 - Fax 96 590 3464