Call for projects 2017 : Innovative technologies

5 February 2017 → 26 June 2017


Selected Projects

Project lead by [:en]Heather Marlow[:fr]François Spitz[:] and Jean-Yves Tinevez
Project lead by [:fr]Mickael Tanter[:] and [:fr]Thomas Bourgeron[:]
Project lead by [:fr]Bruno Robert[:] and [:fr]Olivier Espeli[:]
Project lead by [:fr]Samy Gobaa[:] and [:fr]Nathalie Sauvonnet[:]
Project lead by [:fr]Guenaëlle Jasmin Lebras[:] and [:fr]Stéphanie Simon[:]
Project lead by [:fr]Emmanuel Beaurepaire[:] and [:fr]Laure Bally-Cuif[:]


The call 2017 aims at supporting interdisciplinary collaborative research projects: 

  • first applications of new technologies or innovative instruments for Biology; 
  • implementation of disruptive technologies in Biology, the disruptive criteria being assessed regarding the impact and the transformative nature;
  • integration in the SME and industrial value-added chain, in particular in Ile-de-France, in the area of Technologies for Life Sciences (including start-ups creation).

The aim of the call is to allow large-scale achievements in Life Sciences research and to enable the emergence of innovations able to address at mid-term the market of instruments and technologies for Life Sciences.

For any question about eligibility requirements, please contact either or



Every team from the region Ile de France, can apply with a project in line with the aims, positioning and thematic axes of the DIM. The project need the be based on a collaboration between two teams from the region : 

  • A group of research working on the creation of instruments (detection, characterization, observation, methodologies, etc…)
  • One or several group(s) of research working on applied Biology

Start-ups and companies can be associated to the project but they will not be fund. Funds from the DIM cannot be added to other funds coming from the region.

A same person can only carry one project within the framework of this call.



In the context of this call 2017, the DIM ELICIT will fund for each project:

  • Doctoral allocation (36 months + 30k€ of running costs)
  • OR Post-doctoral allocation (24 months + 20k€ of running costs)
  • OR Engineer wage (18 months + 20k€ of running costs)
  • AND/OR Equipment purchase (66% max) with a maximal amount of 200k€

Application Form

Full description of the call can be downloaded by clicking here.