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IMI 11th Call 2013 - Stage 1

  • The budget for the 11th Call for proposals was revised upwards on 20 December 2013. The total IMI contribution to beneficiaries now stands at €171 424 773. The EFPIA contribution is unchanged.

On this page you find information necessary to submit an Expression of Interest in response to the IMI 11th Call 2013.

Based on the recommendations of the IMI Research Agenda   the IMI Governing Board has approved the Scientific Priorities 2013 as part of IMI Annual Implementation Plan 2013 . Six of these priorities are implemented through the IMI 11th Call Topics (see Information Package below).

Applicants intending to submit an expression of interest (EoI) in response to the IMI 11th Call should read the Call topics text, the Rules for Participation in the IMI JU collaborative projects, the Rules for Submission, Evaluation and Selection of EoIs and Full Project Proposals (FPPs), the IMI IPR rules and the IMI JU model Grant Agreement (see Information Package below).

Call Identifier: IMI-JU-11-2013

Publication Date: 11 December 2013

Call status: Closed for Submission of Expressions of Interest

Budget: The indicative in kind contribution from the research-based companies that are members of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) will be EUR 201 045 105. The financial contribution from the European Community to the IMI JU for the support of research activities will be a maximum of EUR 171 424 773 (European Community budget revised on 20 December 2013).

Disclaimer: Given that the sum of amounts of indicative maximum IMI JU contribution for the individual topics indicated therein slightly exceeds the total available EU contribution, the final budget of the projects that will derive from this call may have to be adjusted, based on the proposed activities and independent experts’ recommendations, so that the budget envelope is respected.

Restrictions for Participation: see the Rules for Participation in the IMI JU collaborative projects.

Entities eligible to receive funding: see eligibility criteria to receive funding in the Rules for Participation in the IMI JU collaborative projects.

Selection of Expressions of Interest and Full Project Proposals: see Rules for Submission, Evaluation and Selection of Expressions of Interest and Full Project Proposals.

Compliance with ethical issues: information is available on the following internet address: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ethics_en.html

Information Package: Contains the key documents required for the preparation of your Expression of Interest (EoI):

Submissions start date (for submitting EoIs): 11 December 2013

Submissions deadline (for submitting EoIs): 8 April 2014 – 17:00:00 Brussels time (CEST)

Application form (for submitting EoIs):

The scientific section is to be completed by the applicants and uploaded in the electronic submission tool.

Please note: The IMI electronic submission tool SOFIA (Submission OF Information Application) is to be used for submitting an Expression of Interest in response to a topic of the 11th Call; no other means of submission will be accepted. SOFIA will be opened for submission of EoIs on 11 December 2013. Updates of the EoIs may be submitted online until the Call submission deadline. Only the most recent version shall be considered for the evaluation procedure (including eligibility check).

To access the IMI electronic submission tool SOFIA, Applicant Consortium Coordinators wishing to submit an expression of interest will need to complete a Request for Access to the tool.

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