European Space Agency - Bedrest Studies

This opportunity is soliciting human research proposals for two 60-day bedrest studies. One bedrest study will be conducted at the MEDES Space Clinic in Toulouse, France. The second study will be conducted at the Planica Nordic Center in Planica, Slovenia. Both studies will apply artificial gravity and exercise paradigms as countermeasures. The aim of this opportunity is to better understand the effectiveness of different countermeasures on physiological and psychological functions that are affected during spaceflight.

Eligibility: The scientific instituion for which the coordinator of a proposal is working must be located in one of the ESA member or associated member states that contribute to the SciSpacE programme. As Canada is a contributing member to the SciSpacE programme, Canadian research teams are eligible participants for this opportunity. 

Deadline for Letter of Intent and registration workshop: March 1, 2020

Deadline for Full Proposals: June 1, 2020

Please note the preliminary steps of letter of intent, as well as the Information Workshop are not mandatory to submit an application.  

Website: http://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Human_and_Robotic_Exploration/Research/Research_Announcements?t=3  

Note: SFU signature sheets due to ors@sfu.ca and application in submit mode no later than 3 business days before you intend to submit an application to the agency.

Upcoming Deadlines

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June 01, 2021June 01, 2021 *
May 27, 2021 May. 27, 2021 May 27, 2021 16:00:00 May 27, 2021 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: European Space Agency - Bedrest Studies The European Space Agency has released an Announcement of Opportunity to solicit human research proposals for two 60-day Bedrest studies. As Canada is a contributing member to the SciSpacE programme, Canadian research teams are eligible participants to these opportunities and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) encourages Canadian scientists to submit applications to these as Principal Investigator, or as Co-Investigator with an European Team. Kindly see funding opportunity for further details. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

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