The Hubert Curien Parrot programme

The Hubert Curien Parrot programme is a mobility award set up by the French Ministry of Research and Education, in partnership with the Estonian Research Council, the French Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

AIMS

  • foster high quality scientific and technology exchanges between laboratories.
  • create and strengthen European networks through cross-partnership.

ELIGIBILITY

  • applications are open to research laboratories attached to a universities, research institutes or companies.
  • all scientific disciplines are covered including social science and humanities.
  • applications must be sent simultaneously by both partners in their home country, to the agencies in charge of the program. Research partners in France must therefore ensure they have submitted their application too.

.AWARD

  • the grant covers travel expenses of both partners.
  • granted on a yearly basis, for two consecutive years.
  • after one year, the grant renewal shall be linked to a mid-way progress report’s approval.

Granted by France :

  • Travel and insurance expenses for French scientists visiting Estonia up to 450 €
  • Living expenses for Estonians scientists while in France (110 € daily rate), including accommodation and domestic travel costs.

Granted by Estonia :

  • Travel and medical insurance expenses for Estonian scientists visiting France up to 500 €
  • Living expenses for French scientists while in Estonia (80 € daily rate), including accommodation and domestic travel costs.

CALENDAR

The 2017-2018 call for applications is open ! click on http://www.campusfrance.org/fr/parrot

AWARDED PROJECTS 2015-2016

Project title

Discipline

Estonien partner

French partner

Smart electronic skin with touch and mechanical sensibility

Chemistry

IMS Lab, University of Tartu (Alvo Aabloo)

LPPI, Université de Cergy-Pontoise (Frédéric Vidal)

Process-based approach and enhanced technologies of treatment wetlands

Engineering science

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu (Ülo Mander)

GEPEA, Ecole des Mines de Nantes (Florent Chazarenc)

Elaboration and electronic properties of novel oxide nanocomposites for optical materials resistant in highly ionised environments

Engineering science

Institute of Physics, University of Tartu (Eduard Feldbach)

LSPM, Université Paris 13 (Andrei Kanaev)

Control of U-CAT biomimetic underwater robot for shipwreck archaelogical inspection

Engineering science

Center for Biorotics, Tallinn University of Technology (Maarja Kruusmaa)

LIRMM, Université de Montpellier 2 (Ahmed Chemori)

Studies of perspective earth abundant materials for solar cells and development of solar cells structures based on them

Science and NICT

Department of material sciences, Tallinn University of technology (Maarja Grossberg)

IMEPLAHC, INP Grenoble (Frédérique Ducroquet)

Ecological strategy for nutrient control in rural landscapes

Earth and Universe science, Space science

Department of Geography, University of Tartu (Jaan Parn)

IRSTEA, Antony (Hocine Henine)

End of the PHC Parrot 2017/2018 Selection Session

Jan 1 2017 / Dec 31 2018 - Tallinn

The 8th session of selection for the Programme Hubert Curien Parrot (PHC Parrot) has been closed. Eight research projects led between french and estonian teams have been selected by a jury composed of specialists from both countries. Those eight projects are being awarded funding during the period...

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