Funding – 2012

Concepts, Systems and Tools for Global Security

The French National Research Agency (ANR) launches the 2012 edition of “Concepts, Systems and Tools for Global Security” in partnership with the General Delegation for Armament (DGA).

This call for proposals aims to encourage high level scientific and technological research, as well as furthering our knowledge of a domain that is, by nature, transverse and multidisciplinary. This call for proposals also requires a collaborative effort between the human and social sciences, amongst other elements.
Depending on global security perimeters, CSOSG 2012 has two
main objectives. The first objective is to allow orphan topics that have not been previously funded to be incorporated into quality projects meeting national priorities. The second objective is to lay the foundations of the Horizon 2020 Programme. Although this programme follows on from the 7th Framework Programme, several new themes are likely to emerge.
Finally, following the success of this exercise in 2010, a cross-sectional category is offered again this year, with the aim of promoting more long-term oriented projects, which could fall into the category of disruptive innovation.

The themes of this call for proposals are as follows:

  1. "Global Security" cross-sectional category
  2. Protecting citizens and infrastructure
  3. Improving the crisis management process
  4. The fight against cybercrime
Opening : 2012-01-24 at 10:19 CET
Application Deadline : 2012-04-12 at 13:00 CEST

It is strongly recommended not to wait until the submission deadline to submit the project, to start on-line entry of the administrative and financial data at the latest one week before the closing date of the call for proposals.

A scanned version of the document, signed by each partners must be uploaded to the submission web site no later than: 15/05/2012 at 13h00.


Technical and scientific questions    
Mrs. Karine Delmouly
Tel.: +33 (0)1 73 54 82 38
E-mail: karine.delmouly(at)

Administrative and financial questions
Mrs. Christiane Matingou
Tel.: +33 (0)1 78 09 80 53
E-mail: christiane.matingou(at)


François Murgadella
+33 (0)1 78 09  80 52


Consult the upcoming and current calls of the portal

The portal centralises all information on calls for proposals and calls for applications from ADEME, ANR, Inserm including ANRS, Anses and INCa. It provides a simplified access to upcoming and ongoing calls, giving a greater visibility to funding opportunities. Following their closing date, the calls remain published for a few months.


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