Dear Martin

EOSC-Life launches two new Digital Life Sciences Calls

1) Call for Sensitive Data Projects

2) Call for Academia-Industry Collaborations



What is EOSC- Life?

EOSC-Life brings together 13 Life Science Research Infrastructures (RIs) to create an open, digital and collaborative space for data resources and data processing workflows in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)


What projects is EOSC-Life looking for?

1. EOSC-Life Call for Sensitive Data Project: This call invites projects that will make sensitive data and/or tools and workflows dealing with such data available to the EOSC and the scientific community. 
Find out more about this call by visiting

2. EOSC-Life Call for Academia-Industry Collaborations: This call addressed specifically at those EOSC-Life consortium members that wish to implement a project jointly with the private sector. 
Find out more about this call by visiting


What is EOSC-Life offering?  

The EOSC-Life Call is offering funding and technical support and expertise to enable the delivery ofcomplex, cloud-connected life science research projects. Applicants can request funding up to 70,000 EUR per project for personnel costs and projects should last a maximum of 12 months. The expertise offered by the EOSC-Life consortium will cover four main topics: 

  1. Data curation, handling and integration for publishing into the cloud 
  2. Tool interoperability, workflows and containerisation 
  3. Cloud deployment and resources
  4. Sensitive data handling


Who is eligible to apply? 

These calls are aimed at EOSC-Life consortium members that wish to implement a project and contribute to the long-term aims of developing an open digital space for data and tools in the life sciences. You can check here if your Institution is a member of the EOSC-life consortium.


How do I apply? 

To apply for the EOSC-Life Calls, submit your project proposal via the EOSC-Life Sensitive Data Call Portal or the EOSC-Life Academia-Industry Collaboration Call Portal before 29 September 2021. Applicants should contact the EOSC-Life technical experts via the application interface before the 28 July 2021 for feedback on their proposal.


Find out more 

To find out more about the EOSC-Life Calls and to apply, visit the EOSC-Life website. For any general questions about the Digital Life Science Calls please contact


Help us spread the word 

We invite you to share this message with anyone you know who might be interested in applying for the EOSC-Life calls, so that others can find out about this funding opportunity. 


Best wishes

Instruct-ERIC on behalf of EOSC-Life