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04 November 2019

Open Consultation on Topics for Call 2020

In preparation for the next calls of CHIST-ERA, a consultation is open to the research ecosystem and general public to collect research topic ideas.

The type of research targeted in CHIST-ERA and the topics full selection process are presented on the following page:
The topics supported by CHIST-ERA are renewed every year, to consult the list of the past topics go to

To propose a topic for the Call 2020, please fill in the topic suggestion form HERE before November 15. If your suggestion is submitted after November 15, it will be considered for the Call 2021. The topic proposal must be addressed to a funding organisation in CHIST-ERA, which will assess the opportunity to promote it at the CHIST-ERA level. Do not hesitate to interact with the representative of the funding organisation (see contact list here).

23 October 2019

Publication of the Call 2019 Pre-announcement

The Call 2019 Pre-announcement is online and available here. The CHIST-ERA Call 2019, to be published in December 2019, will target research in the following topics:

  • Explainable Machine Learning-based Artificial Intelligence (XAI)
  • Novel Computational Approaches for Environmental Sustainability (CES)

To help researchers finding partners, a Partner Search Tool is provided in order to submit expressions of interest by filling-in a web form. Moreover, to receive call updates, please subscribe to the CHIST-ERA Call 2019 newsletter.

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.

04 September 2019

CHIST-ERA selects 10 new research projects

In August 2019, CHIST-ERA has invited 10 new research projects for grant preparation for a total budget of 9 M€. Five projects fall in the analog computing for AI domain and five others in the computing in dynamic networks one.

The success rate of the call reaches 16.1%.

The projects selection follows the Call 2018 competition launched end of 2018 by CHIST-ERA, a European network of research funders. The researchers were invited to propose projects in two topics of emergent scientific importance for potentially high impact new information and communication technologies:

  • Analog Computing for Artificial Intelligence (ACAI)
  • Smart Distribution of Computing in Dynamic Networks (SDCDN)

18 countries members of CHIST-ERA joined the call, 17 in Europe plus Québec in Canada. Building on this collaboration, the selected projects are all transnational with at least three research groups from three different countries. The transnational networking will be further supported through a yearly seminar bringing together the funded projects.

The selected projects can be seen at Full press release and statistics on the call are available as attachment.