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The Projects Seminar 2015 organised in Madrid on March 18-20 brings together the projects funded in the framework of CHIST-ERA, and the funders (the research funding organisations in CHIST-ERA). The main objective is to contribute to the exchanges between the projects, and to facilitate the follow-up of the projects by the funders and the review experts. In this context, the objectives of the seminar are:

  • Remind the project partners of the CHIST-ERA Follow-up objectives and process and more generally about the expectations of the funders;
  • Gather impression about the funded projects, meet in person and listen to the researchers presenting their projects;
  • Strengthen the scientific communities related to the topics of the CHIST-ERA calls and support effort toward interdisciplinary research.

As a further objective, the seminar contributes to the assessment of CHIST-ERA calls.


The projects presentend arise from the 4 first calls of CHIST-ERA; they fall in the scope of 8 different topics. The presentations are grouped by topic and the sessions gather topics close to each other, as summarised in the table below. The full programme is downloadable in PDF format

The participants in the seminar are invited to join a dinner on March 18 and March 19.


The seminar takes place in Madrid at the Residencia de Estudiantes:

Residencia de Estudiantes CSIC
Calle del  Pinar, 21-23. 28006 Madrid


Moreover a few meeting rooms are available to organise project consortium meetings in parallel to the seminar on March 18-20. If you wish to plan such a meeting before or after your topic session, inform the seminar organisers by specifying it in your registration form.


The Residencia proposes a specific room booking rate (for a single room 65 € per night, 105 for a double room). To book a room, send an Email by February 28 to with the following information: CHIST-ERA, full name and institution, and dates.

Contact information

The seminar is organised by CHIST-ERA member MINECO, the Spanisj Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness; contact persons: Alfio Rodegheiro (


The registration is closed.