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FAQ

Can the PI sign the award contract on behalf of BIU?

No. Award contracts are negotiated and signed by the Research Authority on behalf of BIU. There are occasions when the funding sponsor requires the PIs signature acknowledging the terms of the award. 

Where can I find a Guide for Writing Research Proposals?

How do I join or start an EU research consortium?

We invite you to contact our EU R&D Desk. Our professionals will provide you with all the necessary tools to participate in the Horizon 2020 programs. 

What are indirect costs?

Indirect costs are costs that are not directly accountable to the research project. Indirect costs may be either fixed or variable. Indirect costs include administration, personnel and security costs.

I am currently working in a faculty position outside of Israel, and I want to return to teach in Israel. What programs are available?

Researchers moving from countries outside Israel to Israel are eligible for an International Integration Fellowship (IIF) under the Horizon 2020 R&D Program. To apply, you must have either a doctoral degree or at least 4 years’ full-time research experience, after obtaining a degree permitting you to embark on a doctorate. But that is the minimum. The more experience you have, the better will be your chances of being accepted for this action.
Your application for an IIF should be made in liaison with our EU R&D Desk.

What special reviews may be necessary?

Special review is required if the project includes any of the following:

  • Use of human subjects
  • Use of animals
  • Recombinant DNA
  • Radioactive materials
  • International commitments