Les dix ans du GIS Agenae, qui fédère des équipes de recherche et des professionnels sur le sujet de la génétique animale, ont donné l’occasion à Pascale Briand de venir rappeler tout l’intérêt que porte l’ANR à ces structures dont le succès est reconnu bien au-delà de l’hexagone.
On 27 January 2014, in the context of the official visit of French President François Hollande in Turkey, Prof. Yücel Altunbaşak, President of TÜBITAK, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and Pascale Briand, Director General of the French National Research Agency, signed a protocol. This protocol consolidates the existing relations between both organisations, and provides for the funding of joint research projects between French and Turkish teams.
Impact of diet on health: ANR announces the launch of a European call for proposals on biomarkers in nutrition and health
As part of its participation in the "Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDL)" Joint Programming Initiative (JPI), the French National Research Agency (ANR) is launching a first European call for proposals in the field of biomarkers in nutrition and health. These biomarkers are crucial for investigating the impact of diet on health, in that they shed light on an individual’s diet and nutritional status, as well as on their present and past exposure to a particular chemical compound. The proposal submission deadline is 9 June 2014.
Preannouncement: a European call for proposals on sustainable and resilient agriculture soon to be online
Along with its partners from the Joint Programming Initiative “FACCE”, the French National Research Agency will launch a call for European projects on sustainable and resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems. This European initiative entitled “FACCE SURPLUS” gathers 14 countries. The call is expected to open on January 7, 2015.
JPI OCEANS: Launching of a first international call for proposals in the area of marine environment contaminants
ANR, in collaboration with its European partners, has just launched a brand new international call for proposals on the ecological aspects of microplastics in the marine environment. This call comes under the Joint Programming Initiative "JPI OCEANS". The deadline for submitting projects is 31st March 2015.
The European Joint Programming Initiative "Water Challenges for a Changing World" (Water JPI) aims at reinforcing Europe's leadership and competitiveness in the area of water research and innovation, while fostering preservation of the resource. In November 2014 ANR took the chair and coordination responsibility for the JPI. Let's focus on this flagship initiative, the day after the World Water Day 2015.
ANR, in collaboration with partners from twelve countries, has just launched a transnational call for proposals on the role of inter-regional links in climate variability and predictability. This call comes within the framework of a partnership between the Belmont Forum – which brings together the world's main funding agencies around the theme of global environmental changes – and the Joint Programming Initiative on climate (JPI Climate). The deadline for pre-proposal submission is set at 1st June 2015.
The French National Research Agency (ANR) is launching, together with partners from ten European countries and Canada, a new call for transnational proposals on extended working life and its interaction with health and well-being. This call comes within the framework of the Joint Programming Initiative “More Years Better Lives” that ANR has joined recently. Deadline for proposal submission: 2<sup>nd</sup> June 2015.
The objective of FACCE SURPLUS is to support sustainable intensification of agricultural production. As part of the Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI), this research funding programme brings together many European partners, including the French National Research Agency (ANR). Following a first call for international proposals launched in January, 67 pre-proposals were submitted in the first stage by teams from 21 countries.
Few issues are of greater importance for Europe’s common future than climate change. For several months now, ANR has chaired this inter-governmental initiative which works to secure a better future for Europe, protecting its citizens and natural wealth through informed and inclusive action in the shift toward more sustainable development trajectories.