SPIN - Supporting Principal INvestigators

With the purpose of promoting impact research and strengthening its attractiveness for the best international researchers, since 2018 Ca’ Foscari University is investing its own resources on a new initiative: SPIN - Supporting Principal INvestigators.

The scope of the call is to receive proposals from outstanding talents to fund research projects with a maximum duration of 24 months in all scientific areas available at Ca’ Foscari.


Research Area
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Measures of the call

Two measures are foreseen within the call, published on a yearly basis:

Measure 1 SPIN


It addresses post-doc researchers – holding or not an academic position at Ca’ Foscari - who meet the excellence requirements to submit a research project proposal under the ERC Starting, Consolidator, or Advanced grant calls with Ca’ Foscari as Host Institution.

Measure 2 SPIN

Standard projects

It addresses applicants, holding a position at Ca’ Foscari, who intend to develop collaborative projects that could lead to new research developments and international collaborations and could strengthen their project-design capacities for a possible participation in competitive calls for proposals.

  • There are currently no open calls. Check this page for the possible launch of future calls.

Past calls

2019 calls and evaluation results

2018 calls and evaluation results

Last update: 12/01/2021