EUJO-LIMMS is opening up to a 4th European partner


Deadline: November 30, 2013


Download the Guide for Applicants


EUJO-LIMMS is opening up to a 4th partner in 2014 and in that purpose is launching a call for ONE additional partner to join the consortium.  We are offering the potential partner to build an active collaboration in Micro and Nanosystems with the Institute of Industrial Science of the University of Tokyo by :

- defining and developing a joint project combining its expertise to that of LIMMS

- having one or more of its researchers hosted in Tokyo for a long stay to develop and complete the selected joint project

- establishing an interaction with the EUJO-LIMMS consortium for an extended collaboration plan

- becoming an actor of long lasting international collaborative actions between Japan and Europe

The new partner will become a member of our consortium and benefit from an EU grant of 200.000 euros for mobility and personnel costs in order to pursue joint projects at LIMMS in Tokyo.  The new partner may have one or several research teams involved in the cooperation with LIMMS.

Eligibility criteria:

-          any research team from the public or private sector, which institution is established in one of the EU Member States or FP7 Associated Countries[i],

-          priority will be given to applying institutions which countries are not already part of the EUJO-LIMMS consortium,

-          the applicant must prove awareness of the research pursued at LIMMS, and its expertise must be complementary to that of LIMMS.


[i] List of FP7 Associated Countries : Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia (Member State as of July 1st, 2013), Faroe Islands, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Republic of Moldova, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey.


In order to submit a partnership proposal, please follow these steps:

  1. Read this GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS for the complete information about eligibility criteria and application procedure
  2. Visit our website for detailed information about each Host Professor’s research
  3. Come to the EUJO-LIMMS Workshop at IMTEK (University of Freiburg) on October 25, 2013, before MicroTAS conference, where you can meet our Host Professors. 

Or send an expression of interest letter including

  • A description of research pursued at your institution
  • A presentation of your team
  • Potential cooperation areas and UT-IIS Host Laboratory potentially involved

to : frances(at) If the scientific field is complementary to the Host Laboratory chosen, a contact will be established with a Host Professor.


4.  Develop a joint scientific project with a LIMMS/CNRS-UT-IIS Host Professor (list p.18 of Guide for applicants)

5.  Send a pdf proposal to frances(at) by November 30, 2013 (see template p.23 of Guide for applicants)

Contact : frances(at) 



September 10, 2013 Call for partner opens
October 17, 2013 Deadline to register to Workshop at IMTEK - Registration
October 25, 2013 Networking Workshop at IMTEK. Meet Host Professors and develop a joint project 
November 30, 2013 Call deadline
December 1, 2013-January 13, 2014 Evaluation and selection of partner
January 16, 2014  Notification to selected partner
January 28, 2014 Deadline to submit necessary administrative information to coordinator in   order to make a request to the European Commission
February 15, 2014 (tentative) Administrative request to enter the partnership sent to the EC
April 15, 2014 (tentative) Partner joins the consortium