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Social Sciences and Humanities play a role in most of the upcoming FP7 - enter into interdisciplinary projects with the help of PLATON+ free brokerage service! calls

In the upcoming calls of the EU 7th Framework Programme, researchers from Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities are needed to enter project proposals in other themes of FP7 in order to cope with the social challenges present in these disciplines.

To support the funding opportunities for Social Sciences and Humanities, EU project PLATON+ offers a unique partner search service for the upcoming FP7 calls – covering all disciplines and filtering project proposals where Social Scientists are sought after. • A simple registration at PLATON+ website ( will add you to our mailing list for the dissemination of proposal ideas. • Uploading a collaboration profile will make your competence visible online for future project coordinators who are in need of socio-economic competence (Collaboration Profile Database). Interested researchers from other fields may also disseminate and publish their partner search at PLATON+ website. The PLATON+ team provides personal support and, if necessary, ensures confidentiality. ********************************* Background information: PLATON+ is an EU funded initiative with two aims: (1) communicating socio-economic research results and assets to policy makers, Civil Society Organisations and to business communities across Europe, and (2) showing ways of collaboration and bringing into contact socio-economic researchers and researchers from other disciplines.


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