Call 2018 Pre-announcement -- DRAFT

The CHIST-ERA Call 2018, to be published in October 2018, will target research in the following topics:

Analog Computing for Artificial Intelligence (ACAI)

 Smart Distribution of Computing in Dynamic Networks (SDCDN)

The details of the research targeted in the call have been defined by the research community during the CHIST-ERA Conference 2018, an event that was open to all interested researchers.

The present Call 2018 Pre-announcement (see attached document below) gives an overview of the research themes that have emerged during the conference (see pages 2 to 3). Note that a two-step evaluation process will be used.

Anticipated pre-proposal submission deadline: 15th of January 2019

Researchers are encouraged to start discussing possible projects with prospective partners. The call will require that projects are submitted by international consortia with partners in at least three participating countries. Additional partners from other countries may be part of a consortium if they can secure their own funding.

The list of countries and funding organisations which have shown preliminary interest in participating in the Call 2018 is provided below.

Country Funding organisation Participation status Contact point
    Topic 1 Topic 2  
AT Austria FWF Considered
BE Belgium FNRS Confirmed Confirmed 
BE Belgium FWO to be announced to be announced
BG Bulgaria BNSF Confirmed Confirmed
CA Québec (Canada) FRQNT to be announced to be announced
CH Switzerland SNSF Confirmed
CZ Czech Republic TACR Confirmed
EE Estonia ETAg to be announced to be announced
ES Spain AEI Considered
ES Spain IDEA Considered Considered
FI Finland AKA Confirmed
FR France ANR Considered Considered
GR Greece GSRT Confirmed
IE Ireland IRC Confirmed
IT Italy MIUR not considered not considered
LT Lithuania LMT Confirmed
LU Luxembourg FNR to be announced to be announced
LV Latvia VIAA  to be announced to be announced
NL The Netherlands NWO to be announced to be announced
PL Poland NCN Confirmed
PT Portugal FCT to be announced to be announced
RO Romania UEFISCDI Confirmed
SE Sweden VR to be announced to be announced  
SK Slovakia SAS Confirmed
TK Turkey TUBITAK Considered Considered
UK United Kingdom EPSRC not considered Confirmed

Please note that this Pre-announcement is for information purposes only. It does not create any obligation for the CHIST-ERA consortium nor for any of the participating funding organisations. The official Call Announcement, to be published later, shall prevail. The contact point of your funding organisation remains at your disposal for any further information.