Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND)

COFUND enables public as well as private institutions, research centers and/or granting organizations to establish, to strengthen or to extend existing and/or new regional, national or international research training programmes for experienced researchers

In general all institutions located in a EU member or associated state are eligible, which want to extend or establisch programmes to foster transnational mobility and career development of experienced researchers – under the condition, that these are interdisciplinary or intersectoral, the Call for proposal and the recruiting of fellows is open and transparent and the actions supports the fellow to maintain an independent research position.

The grant runs for 24 up to 60 months and covers 40% of the cost for the mobility programme, up to a maximum of € 10 mio.
Filing a proposal is only possible referring to one of the specific Calls which are published on the European Commission’s Participant Portal.

The detailed eligibility criteria and conditions are defined in the respective Work Programme and the Call Fiche.