SPIN - Supporting Principal INvestigators

With the purpose of promoting impact research and strengthening its attractiveness for the best international researchers, since 2018 Ca’ Foscari University is investing its own resources on a new initiative: SPIN - Supporting Principal INvestigators.

The scope of the call is to receive proposals from outstanding talents to fund research projects with a maximum duration of 24 months in all scientific areas available at Ca’ Foscari.


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Standard projects

It addresses applicants, holding a position at Ca’ Foscari, who intend to develop collaborative projects that could lead to new research developments and international collaborations and could strengthen their project-design capacities for a possible participation in competitive calls for proposals.

The evaluation process is held in one step only: proposals received will be assessed for their scientific excellence and applicant’s profile by two external referees each. Referees will be selected from those included in the national database Reprise. Proposals are assigned on the basis of the ERC panel/s selected as well as from 3 to 5 keywords. A Committee appointed by the Rector will draw the final ranking list.

Call for applications 2021

Past calls

2019 calls and evaluation results

2018 calls and evaluation results

Last update: 12/10/2021