Call for research proposals

Various grant programmes are proposed to reinforce Tec21's scientific objectives and activities:

Short duration visitor grant



The aim of this grand is to welcome foreign researchers for a significant duration (from 1 to 2 months) in order to achieve progress in a specific area of research, as well as to prepare more ambitious projects in collaboration with Tec 21 research laboratories.

Long duration visitor grant



This grant is to enable a foreign researcher to spend 2 or 3 months per year in Grenoble over three years, as part of the co-supervision of a PhD student in collaboration with a researcher from Tec21. New conditions: this program is associated with half a PhD grant, the other half being supported by the visitor's institution.

Outgoing grant



New: this program was established to help permanent researchers from Tec21 perimeter to spend a month abroad, in a foreign university or industry and build new collaborations on new research topics.

Post-doc fellowship



Our post-doc fellowships are for one year. The PI of the project can either be a permanent researcher from Tec21 or a post-doc researcher submitting his own project in connection with Tec 21. All projects must involve a collaboration between at least two laboratories from Tec21 perimeter.

PhD fellowship



Our PhD grants are for 3 years. Th PI of the project must be a permanent researcher from Tec21, and the project has to be carried out in collaboration between at least two laboratories from Tec21 perimeter.

The 2020 call for research proposals is now open

Opening date Submission dead line Results available
12th of October 2020 31st of January 2021 1st of May 2021

Your project proposals must be sent by email in pdf format to Cécile Bordier (

All submitted research projects and applications will be evaluated by a panel of international experts. The final decision will be made by the Steering Committee. Your project proposal must be written in English.


+33(0)4 56 52 86 50
Cécile Bordier



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