SAF€RA

A partnership between 21 research funding organizations from 10 European countries who collaborate on research programming and launch joint calls in the field of industrial safety.

SAF€RA is a partnership between 21 research funding organizations from 10 European countries who collaborate on research programming and launch joint calls in the field of industrial safety. It prolongs the work developed in the SAF€RA ERA-NET, which was funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration during the period April 2012 – March 2015. Industrial safety is an enabling success factor in the pursuit of beneficial and sustainable business activities.

News

November 12 2019: SAF€RA has published its fifth joint call, on the topic Safety concerns and opportunities related to advanced materials and new technologies in energy production and storage. The call covers both technical/technological dimensions of this topic and the societal dimensions (public perception, policy-making and governance issues). Approximately 1.54M€ in funding is available from SAF€RA partners in this call, which will use a two-stage application process (pre-proposals by end of January 2020, full proposals in March 2020, funding decisions provided around June 2020, contracts starting towards the end of 2020). A matchmaking website will be available for candidates interested in forming consortia, and a number of virtual brokerage events will also be organized after the call publication.


June 27 2019: SAF€RA will publish its fifth joint call at the end of September 2019, on the topic Safety concerns and opportunities related to advanced materials and new technologies in energy production and storage.


June 26 2019: During its 2019 General Assembly, SAF€RA members elected a new chairperson, Paolo Bragatto (INAIL, Italy) and a new vice-chairperson, Viola van Guldener (RIVM, The Netherlands). Many thanks to the outgoing chairperson Minna Päivinen (Tukes, Finland) and vice-chairperson Olivier Salvi (Ineris Développement, France) for their excellent service over the past years.


June 25-26 2019: SAF€RA will hold a strategy workshop, followed by its annual General Assembly, in Helsinki, kindly hosted by our Finnish partners FIOH, FWEF and Tukes.


June 14-15 2018: the 6th SAF€RA Symposium was organized in Bilthoven, the Netherlands. The symposium was hosted by RIVM with the support of TNO and the SAF€RA secretariat. The slides presented are available online.


March 22 2018: the deadline for full proposals in SAF€RA’s 2018 joint call on New technologies, new trends and monitoring safety performance.


January 25 2018: the deadline for pre-proposals in SAF€RA’s 2018 joint call on New technologies, new trends and monitoring safety performance.

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