The European Science Foundation (ESF) is proud to announce the opening of the Call for Outline Proposals for the new EUROCORES (European Collaborative Research) Programme entitled “Inventing Europe: Technology and the Making of Europe, 1850 to the Present”, a funding initiative for multidisciplinary research supported by funding bodies in Austria, Belgium (FNRS), Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom (see:

The Programme will run for three to four years (2007-2010/11), depending on regulations of the participating funding bodies. It includes national research funding, as well as support for networking and dissemination activities currently provided by the ESF through a contract with the European Commission under the Sixth Framework Programme ( EC Contract no. ERAS-CT-2003-980409.

Deadline for this Call for Outline Proposals: Wednesday 31 May 2006, midnight CET.

Should you need more information than what is offered through the ESF website, please contact: [email protected].