Call statistics for the 2016 "External Insults to the Nervous System" call
Success rates of submitted proposals
The application procedure consisted of two stages: stage I “pre-proposal selection” and stage II “full proposal selection”, for details see Implementation of the call. The success rate was 44% of full proposals (20% of all pre-proposals).
Success rates are summarized in the table below.
|No. of proposals||94||43||19|
|- Principal investigators involved||364||190||92|
|- overall funding requested||73.6 m€||38.5 m€||17.9 m€|
|Proposal success rate||46%||44%|
Country of origin and gender distribution of the applicants
The number of successful principal investigators per country is displayed in Figure 1a (pre-propropols; stage I) and in Figure 1b (full proposals; stage II).
NEURON aims to increase the number of research groups from countries that are to date not well integrated in the funding scheme, so called ‘underrepresented’ contries. To achieve this aim, modification of the compostition of the consortia was allowed as part of NEURON’s Widening Concept. In particular, addition of partners from underrepresented countries was encouraged where scientifically justified. As a result, 25 new research groups were added between pre- and full proposal stage.
Coordinators of pre-proposals and funded proposals:
|Pre-proposals (94 COO in total):||Funded projects (19 in total):|
|Austria: 1||Belgium: 1|
|Belgium: 3||Canada: 2|
|Canada: 10||France: 3|
|France: 11||Germany: 2|
|Germany: 12||Italy: 1|
|Israel: 4||Norway: 1|
|Italy: 8||Spain: 2|
|Norway: 3||Switzerland: 1|
|Poland: 2||The Netherlands: 1|
|Portugal: 5||United Kingdom: 5|
|The Netherlands: 8|
|United Kingdom: 11|
The percentage of female researchers participating in this call is shown in Fig.2.