CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2022

For the application of analytical techniques on archaeo-palaeo-palaeontological assets

The Palarq Foundation is calling for grants for the application of analytical techniques on archaeo-palaeontological goods, both from one site and analytical techniques on the same type of element, recovered from a variety of sites.

The call, which aims to promote this type of studies in Spain, is aimed at teams led from Spain, involved in active research projects at the time of application and belonging to a Spanish public institution, such as universities, research institutes, CSIC, ICREA and similar.

Grants will be capped at €5,000 per application.

The call will be open from 14 February to 14 March 2022 inclusive.

Applications must be submitted electronically by filling in the following application form.

Call closed, thank you for your participation.

Once your application has been approved:

1. The results of the analyses and their scientific interpretation will be communicated to the Palarq Foundation within a period of one year from the date on which the financial aid is paid to the entity that supports the project. Proof of the expenditure must also be presented together with the financial support.

2. It will be the obligation of those responsible for the approved projects to certify in their publications the aid received from the Palarq Foundation through this call, as well as to send the Foundation a copy (in digital format) of these documents.

For the implementation of Spanish palaeontological and archaeological projects abroad

Call for grants to research teams developing projects in Archaeology or Human Palaeontology outside Europe and belonging to a Spanish public institution, such as universities, research institutes, CSIC, ICREA and similar.

The applications submitted must have as a framework, research projects with a duration and future perspective of at least 5 years. The grants requested will be for the year of the call, with no commitment on the part of the Foundation to fund subsequent years.

The call will remain open from 1 March to 31 March 2022, inclusive.

Applications must be submitted electronically by filling in the following application form.

Once the application has been approved and after the completion of the interventions, a technical and financial report shall be submitted within the first 15 days of January of the year following the execution of the campaign (min. 40,000 characters including spaces, max. 60,000 including spaces).

  1. Scientific-technical report including a description of the intervention/s carried out and indicated in the application report of the corresponding call, indicating the methodology applied, the results obtained in relation to the objectives set, the bibliography used, and the publications derived from the project.
  2. Graphic material. A maximum of 10 images of the project must be included, including a map of the location of the intervention site and a plan of the site showing the remains.
  3. Financial report including the amount used from the approved budget items of the application.

It will be the obligation of those responsible for the approved projects to attest in their publications to the aid received from the Palarq Foundation through this call, as well as to send the Foundation a copy (in digital format) of these documents.

DECISION PROCESS

The Evaluation Committee examines all the requests it receives and, on the basis of the quality of the information received and the fit of the project with the objectives and values of the Foundation, decides:

  • To accept it partially or fully.
  • Defer the decision, requesting further study.
  • Reject the request.

Once the decision has been taken, the Foundation will contact the person responsible to inform them of the outcome of the process and the steps to be taken if the request is not rejected.