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Eligibility Check – Reintegration Fellowship Scheme

At the time of the call deadline, researchers must:
Researchers, who meet the aforementioned criteria, must:

Third countries are countries which are neither EU member states nor third countries associated with FP7
List of countries associated with FP7

Fellowship distribution – Research experience:

  24 months
Researchers 4-10 years 3
Researchers > 10 years 6


NEWFELPRO will launch three open Calls for proposals for reintegration fellowship scheme:

FIRST CALL:  21 June 2013 - 18 September 2013 Anticipated number of fellowships Approved project start date Approved project end date
REINTEGRATION 3 1 April 2014 1 April 2016

SECOND CALL:  5 December 2013 - 4 March 2014 Anticipated number of fellowships Approved project start date Approved project end date
REINTEGRATION 3 1 September 2014 1 September 2016

THIRD CALL:  3 October 2014 - 31 December 2014 Anticipated number of fellowships Approved project start date Approved project end date
REINTEGRATION 3 1 July 2015 1 July 2017

One of the strategic objectives of the NEWFELPRO is to reverse the “brain drain” process by encouraging outstanding Croatian researchers to develop their careers in Croatia, also inviting them to return to Croatia!


  Anticipated grant costs
  Living allowance
(€/fellow year)
Travel allowance
(€/fellow year)
Average contribution to research cost  
(€/fellow year)
Researchers 4-10 years
20.199,00 2.500,00          3.000,00         
Researchers > 10 years
32.158,00 2.500,00          3.000,00         

The anticipated grant costs are calculated in gross amount. Net amount will be calculated in accordance with specific host country rules. Fellows shall sign an employment contract in accordance with national regulations and their engagement shall also be in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct.

Travel allowance:

Travel allowance is composed of a contribution to the fellows' relocation costs, and a contribution to the fellows’ mobility costs.

Fellows' relocation costs 1.440,00
Fellows’ mobility costs 1.060,00

Contribution to research cost:

Contribution to research cost is divided into two categories – lab-based research and non lab-based research.

Lab-based research 3.300,00
Non lab-based research 1.500,00


NEWFELPRO beneficiaries will also have an opportunity to attend different workshops on topics such as technology transfer, commercialisation of scientific and professional research results and entrepreneurship.

Technology Transfer Office (TTO) of the University of Zagreb ( organizes wide range of educational workshops on intellectual property rights and technology transfer, entrepreneurial skills and writing project proposals. For NEWFELPRO beneficiaries one-day and two-day workshops on how to transform research results and knowledge into useful products, services or processes (workshop “From Knowledge to Innovation”), and on starting business based on knowledge and new technologies (workshop “Enterprise based on science and technology”) can be singled out. Workshops can be design to suit smaller or larger number of attendees, and they will be conducted in English or Croatian language, depending on lecturers.

Science and Technology Park (STeP Ri), University of Rijeka doo.  ( is established having in mind the aims of commercialisation of scientific and professional research results, of giving impetus to collaboration of scientists and entrepreneurs, and of strengthening of science-based economy. STeP Ri is a partner of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), and has a support of the Business Innovation Croatian Agency (BICRO), and it is taking part in entrepreneurial support network of Croatia. NEWFELPRO beneficiaries might find the following workshops interesting: effective ways of building a strategic plan (“Strategy on A4”), building new business models (“Innovation of business model”), creating new and improving the existing products and services (“Outcome Driven Innovation”), analysing processes of buying/selling and raising sale levels (“Selling Solutions”), acquiring insight into processes of access to building new business organization or changing the existing ones (“Business Organization and Human Resources Management).

Croatian Universities are organizing workshops for Transferable Skills Development on a regular basis. This opportunity will be available at all Croatian universities, if possible.