Twinning Grants

IncoNet EaP supports 'Clustering of Scientific Projects and Institutions'

The main goal of the twinning action is to enhance mutual learning, to strengthen cooperation between the EU member states and the Eastern Partnership countries and to plant the seed for sustainable scientific, technological and innovation EU-EaP projects. This goal shall be practically implemented through granting projects of twinning teams , which will ultimately support the preparations for proposals for EU HORIZON 2020 calls.

This call will embrace three innovation related topics on societal challenges

  • Climate change
  • Health
  • Energy

Call Budget and Call Modalities

The total budget of the call in IncoNet EaP is EUR 144.000.

Twinning teams will be supported with up to 10.000 EUR per application.

The grant can cover the following expenses:

  • Travel expenses (flight and transport in economy/2nd class)
  • Daily allowance/ accommodation
  • Technical and/or logistical support for event preparation (e.g. organisation of workshops, catering)
  • Temporary staff (e.g. students, junior scientists for the event preparation, data analysis etc.)

The budget will not cover salaries for permanent staff.
Co-financing of the proposed activities from own or attracted sources is welcomed.


The final call deadline is 31.03.2016. Applications will be accepted continuously as long as a funding budget in IncoNet EaP is available.

For more details on the call, application form and application procedure please visit IncoNet EaP project website.

24.10.2014 | ISTPD