The launch of a call for proposals is decided by the Executive Board. The terms of reference of the call are reviewed by the Science Council and approved by the Foundation’s Executive Committee. The terms of reference present the modalities of the Call, including context, objectives, thematic coverage, submission process, eligibility and evaluation criteria, timetable, etc.
The final approval of proposals for funding is made by the Executive Committee, based on the evaluation and recommendations of the Science Council.
Only proposals submitted by Foundation’s network’s units are eligible, unless otherwise specified in the terms of reference of the call.