Set up a project


Here are some of the services we provide our researchers with:

  • Information & Preparation

Informing researchers about current calls, training them to project engineering and raising awareness on the importance of a diversified funding portfolio.

  • Project engineering

Assisting with the financial, administrative, legal and practical aspects of a project, from the drafting of a proposal to the signing of a contract.

  • Project negotiation

Helping researchers negotiate with funders as their project evolves.

  • Project follow-up

Assisting with the administrative, legal and financial follow-up of a project througout audits.

Main funding opportunities

The ENS de Lyon encourages the investment and participation of researchers in the European Horizon H2020 programme and other local / national / international projects.

Logo ANRAgence nationale de la recherche (ANR)
ANR provides funding for project-based research in all fields of science - for both basic and applied research - to public research organisations and universities.


Logo H2020Horizon H2020
Horizon 2020 replaced the EU's 7th Framework Programme (FP7). Compared with FP7, this new programme wants reduce fragmentation in the fields of scientific research and innovation.



Logo ERCEuropean Research Council
The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.



French regional and national calls for projects (Rhône-Alpes Region, Université de Lyon, city of Lyon, French government, foundations)

European and international calls for projects

You are interested in promoting research excellence and collaborating on new research projects ? Contact us if you seek any of the following services:
  • Administrative and technical support for project submission
    You are working with an ENS de Lyon researcher and you wish to submit a collaborative project with him.
  • Finding a research partner
    You are seeking for specific competences for your collaborative project (more about our research units).
  • Hosting your research project at the ENS de Lyon
    You wish to host your research project at the ENS de Lyon (ERC, ANR,etc.).
  • Hosting your individual fellowship at the ENS de Lyon
    You wish to host your individual fellowship (Marie Curie, EMBO, Banting, HFSP…) at the ENS de Lyon.