Call for Project Proposals 2013: ZEW Research Programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK)SEEK
Within the ZEW research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK), the state of Baden-Württemberg is funding international cooperation projects between researchers of all economic disciplines. The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) now welcomes the submission of project proposals. The deadline for project proposals is January 31, 2013. Projects must be carried out in close cooperation between ZEW researchers and international project partners. For each project, the budget requested may be up to 200,000 euros for a duration of 12 to 18 months.
The programme welcomes proposals for innovative and applied economic research on the following topics:
- Generation of Knowledge and Innovations
- Diffusion and Adoption of Knowledge and Innovations
- The Use of Knowledge by Entrepreneurs and Industries
- Consequences of a Knowledge-Based Economy
- Challenges of a Knowledge-Based Economy for Economic Policy
Eligibility and Review Criteria
Proposals will be ranked by a scientific board made up of distinguished international scholars. The main criteria in assessing the proposals will be scientific quality; the originality of the proposal; and the strength of the scientific cooperation, including the international exchange of researchers. Please notify that only proposals with a close cooperation between ZEW researchers and international partner(s) will be funded. The final decision will be made by ZEW.