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Webinario Convocatoria de Proyectos de I+D+i en Líneas Estratégicas 2021

la Agencia Estatal de Investigación organiza un webinario para la presentación de la nueva convocatoria de ayudas para Proyectos de I+D+i en Líneas Estratégicas 2021 que se publicará próximamente. 

Se describirán los aspectos generales de la convocatoria.

El próximo jueves 25 de febrero a las 12:00 h

Las personas interesadas podrán participar a través del siguiente enlace de Zoom:


Posteriormente la presentación y la grabación del webinario estarán disponibles en la página Web de la Agencia.

XVI Premios a la Conservación de la Biodiversidad

Los Premios Fundación BBVA a la Conservación de la Biodiversidad pretenden reconocer e incentivar la labor de las organizaciones conservacionistas, las instituciones y los organismos que desarrollan políticas o funciones de conservación medioambiental, así como la de profesionales de la comunicación que contribuyen con su trabajo a proteger el patrimonio natural.

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Convocatoria Becas FULBRIGHT

Destinadas a jóvenes titulados superiores que estén interesados en realizar programas de Master's o Ph.D. en universidades estadounidenses. Patrocinadores: Gobierno de España, Gobierno de EE.UU., Junta de Andalucía, University of Maryland, College of William and Mary, New York Film Academy, Asociación J. W. Fulbright, Cosentino, Fundación Ramón Areces, Grifols, Iberdrola y Mapfre.


Los Premios Fundación BBVA Fronteras del Conocimiento reconocen contribuciones fundamentales en un amplio abanico de campos del conocimiento científico, la tecnología, las humanidades y la creación artística especificados en el punto 2 de estas bases.


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The purpose of this call is to regulate 2020 concession procedure, under the principle of publicity, objectivity and competitive competition, of the different types of financial aids that include the program of the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Knowledge Transfer aimed at promoting scientific research, technological development and innovation at the University of Alicante.

This  program includes six lines of action:

1. Incorporation and training of research and technical personnel.

2. Competitive research.

3. Internationalization.

4. Scientific-technological infrastructures.

5. Dissemination of research.

6. Actions of public-private collaboration regarding transfer of knowledge.

Bases of the urgent call of the Social Council of the UA for the promotion of R&D to reactivate the post-COVID-19 tourism sector


The purpose of this call is to regulate the 2020 concession procedure of the urgent call for financial aid of the Social Council of the University of Alicante managed by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Knowledge Transfer, for social innovation projects led by UA teaching and research staff providing immediate responses that allow the revival of the tourism sector.


Proposals must include research and social innovation projects that present the immediate development and implementation of, among others, technological applications, products, services, models and good practices from any field of knowledge and multidisciplinarity. When the implementation of the projects affects people, they should consider the possible gender impact, as well as the inclusion of functional diversity. They should also consider the possible environmental impact. In both cases, corrective measures must be anticipated.


The financial aid granted under this call will be financed with contributions from the Social Council, the Office of the Vice President for Social Responsibility, Inclusion and Equality (UA Social Lab), the University Institute for Tourist Research, Gasterra, the Chair of Tourist Studies Pedro Zaragoza Orts, the Vectalia Chair of Mobility and the Chair of Social Responsibility, both from the UA and business patronage.


The maximum amount destined to finance the subsidies of this subprogram will be 100,000 euros according to budget availability.


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UA resolution on the application of RDL 11/2020 by adopting urgent complementary measures in the Social and Economic field to deal with COVID-19 in relation to actions financed by its own institutional program to promote


Resolution, 3 july 2020 of the University of Alicante on the application of Royal Decree Law 11/2020 of March 31, which adopts urgent complementary measures in the Social and Economic field to deal with COVID-19 as regards to the actions financed by the own institutional program for the promotion of R&D


University of Alicante urgent Call against COVID-19

It has been published in the BOUA the bases for an urgent call to deal with COVID-19 aimed at funding COVID19 research projects , in accordance with the principles of social need, emergency and efficiency given the general interest. The FUND – COVID19 by the University of Alicante will finance an amount of 90,000 euros.

Application deadline April 8, 2020 at 14 h.


Bases of the call

Corrigendum to the call

Annex I memorandum Covid-19

Resolution of concession

Thirteenth additional provision RD 11/2020 of 31 March extending temporary contracts of research personnel funding from public calls for human resources in the field of research


On 1 April 2020, the following additional provision of RD 11/2020 of 31 March has been published extending temporary contracts of research personnel funding from public calls for human resources in the field of research



Thirteenth additional provision. Rules applicable to employment contracts signed from the financing of public calls for human resources in the field of research and the integration of contracted staff into the National Health System.


1. Entities which have entered into fixed-term employment contracts from funding from calls for human resources aid by state science system funding agents, Technology and Innovation, under any working modality and within the framework of Law 14/2011, of June 12, on Science, Technology and Innovation, may extend the validity of the same under the conditions provided for in this additional provision, only when it is a year or less to the completion of the corresponding employment contracts.

2. The extension of the contracts may be agreed for the duration of the alarm status and its extensions linked to the health emergency caused by the COVID-19, as provided for in RD 463/2020 of 14 March, declaring the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19. For justified reasons, contracts may be extended for up to three months in addition to the duration of the alarm status and its extensions.

 In addition, where contracts have been suspended to enable contracted persons to be integrated into the National Health System to address contingencies arising from the health emergency caused by COVID-19, the suspension time shall be added to the one set out in the preceding paragraph.

3. In any event, the total duration of the employment contract and its eventual extension may exceed the maximum time limits laid down in Law 14/2011 of 1 June.

4. The extension of employment contracts shall require the conclusion of the corresponding agreement between the procuring entity and the personnel employed, prior to the expected date of termination of the contract.

5. The labour and social costs arising from such an extension shall be financed from the budgets of the body, body or convening entity, under the same economic conditions as the corresponding call. The holders of the higher and managing boards, presidents and directors of the boards are authorized to make the necessary budgetary changes and variations to give rise to such financing, including those carried out from remnants of the treasury, as well as the re-settling of the corresponding expenditure files.

6. The boards and entities may issue the decisions which are necessary to adapt the conditions laid down in their corresponding calls for aid provided for in this RD by law, being able to modify by them the conditions and deadlines of the execution and justification of the aid, as well as any issues that could affect the proper development of the contracts in their different modalities and other concepts of expenditure because of the alarm status and the application of the provided in this provision.

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Urgent call for research projects on SARS-COV-2 and COVID19 disease



Form and deadline of submission:

1. The interested parties shall submit the proposals by email to the address: using the template that can be downloaded from the website of the Carlos III Institute of Health (

2. All information may be published throughout the processing of this call on this website and/or at the ISCIII website published.

3. The deadline for submission of proposals will start on 19 March 2020 and shall remain open until the termination of the funds for COVID19 which will to be communicated.

4. Send a copy of the application proposal submitted to and
Any data you need  of the proposals or clarification about the call, you can contact the following email:

More information about this call

Comunicación sobre los plazos administrativos de la AEI a los beneficiarios y solicitantes de sus ayudas en relación con la crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID -19


Se interrumpen los plazos administrativos de los actos y procedimientos derivados de las convocatorias gestionadas por la Agencia Estatal de Investigación

Real decreto 463/2020





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