Application statistics

The success rates of submitted proposals as well as the country of origin and the gender of the applicants involved in the JTC2008 “Neurodegeneration” are outlined below.

Success rates of submitted proposals
The application procedure for this first joint call had only stage (as compared to subsequent NEURON calls with two stages), for details see Implementation of the call. Overall, 20% of all proposals were funded.

Success rates are summarized in the table below.

Full proposals

Funded projects

No. of proposals



- Principal Investigators involved



- overall funding requested

56 Mio €

10.3 Mio €

Proposal success rate




Country of origin and gender distribution of the applicants

The number of successful Principal Investigators per country is outlined in Figure 1.










Coordinators of the consortia applied from the countries below:

Proposals submitted:

- Germany: 19
- Spain: 12
- France: 9
- Austria: 5
- Italy: 5
- Finland: 2
- Israel: 2
- Poland: 2
- UK: 2
- Sweden: 1

Proposals funded:

Germany: 7
France: 2
Spain: 1
Sweden: 1

Gender distribution

24% of all Principal Investigators involved in the proposals submitted to this call were female; and 25% the coordinators were female.

Funded projects: In the funded projects, 18% of the Principal Investigators and 17% of the coordinators were female.