ATIGEs 2022

Poste d'accueil pour jeune leader


  • April                 Call open
  • June,30            Fixed date for Deadline for submission
  • July, 10            Check of eligibility
  • July, 30            Applications sent for independent evaluation
  • October 30       Scientific committee of Genopole meets for funding decision
  • November 30   Notification to the applicants and grant preparation 
  • Signature of the grant before December 20, 2022
  • Start of the project no later than June 30, 2022

Eligibility and conditions

  • The programme is intended to create new research teams in Genopole campus in the related fields. Hence, it is strictly targeted to researchers who have the ability to lead a team (R3 to R4 as referred in Euraxess );

  • The applicant holds a permanent position in a public research organisation or a university or is holding an ERC grant. In all cases, his/her own salary shall be secured for at least 5 years;

  • The applicant must not have carried out her/his main research activity in the hosting team or in one of the research laboratories located in Genopole Campus in the 3 years before the application deadline;

  • They shall provide due authorisation of mobility from their current institution ; in case of teaching or clinical activity, they must secure at least half-time on the ATIGE research project;

  • The total amount of the grant is 250 000 € all charges included ; at least 50% of this amount must be spent on personal cost (staff salaries of the new team);

  • The applicant must commit for a total duration of 5 years.

Selection Process

Each application is composed of the applicant profile and the project proposal; both parts are considered as a whole document that will be sent to independent experts for assessment.
The assessment will be based on objective criteria scored from 1 to 5 as shown in the tables below and the independent experts will provide recommendation on the funding. The scientific committee of Genopole* will proceed to the ranking and to the final decision based on the expert assessment reports.
*The scientific committee of Genopole is composed of scientific leaders from Inserm, CEA, CNRS, Universités Paris-Saclay and Evry-Paris Saclay and from the Centre hospitalier Sud-Francilien.


Evaluation of the research
Research project S&T Quality
  • Scientific and technical merit
  • Clarity of objectives
  • Originality of proposed research and awareness of current debates and state-of-the-art
  • Comprehensive and appropriate theoretical and methodological framework
  • Feasibility within given time-frame
  • Budget evaluation
  • Recognition of anticipated impact of work
  • Publication, dissemination and exploitation plan
  • Openness to interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Openness to international collaboration
Evaluation of the applicant
Applicant qualification Experience
  • Quality of the CV
  • Research track-record
  • Training
  • Awards & Funding
  • Capacity to conduct the research project
  • Statements of recommendation
  • Previous / current partnerships and international collaborations


Scoring chart
Outstanding  The proposal stands out with exceptional quality and meets all relevant aspects of the criteria
4 Very good  The proposal is strong and meets the criteria well. Any shortcomings are minor
3 Good 
The proposal addresses the criteria well, although improvements in some elements are called for
2 Satisfactory 
The proposal broadly addresses the criteria. It has not been fully elaborated and there are several weaknesses
1 Poor  The proposal has serious inherent weaknesses and /or fails to address the criteria