Preparation of the 3rd funding period of the CRC1052

Dear CRC members,

regarding the preparation of our third funding period, we want to inform about the next steps and deadlines for the CRC 3rd funding period renewal process.

Due to the extension of the second funding period until 30 June 2021 we have recieved new deadlines:

- 2 November 2020 > Submission renewal proposal

- 14 /15 January 2021 Online review of the CRC 1052

Thank you very much for your support and engagement!

With warm regards

Matthias Blüher
Spokesperson CRC 1052



Timeline 2019/20/21 – Preparation of the 3rd funding period of the CRC1052




June, 2019 Announcement of the strategy for the 3rd Funding periode (FP) and Future directions To be sent from Matthias Blüher to PI´s
September 27/30, 2019
Consultation phase: Presentation of potential projects for the 3rd FP and introduction of new projects
November 22/23, 2019 Presentation of project results and project plans for the 3nd funding period at the CRC workshop in Kloster Nimbschen
December, 2020 Information for pre-proposal
January 17, 2020
Submission of short description of subprojects (Abstract, requested funding, CV)
To be sent to Lysann Penkalla
February 27, 2020 Pre-proposal sent to DFG
June 15, 2020 extended to July 2 Submission of project draft proposals to Lysann Penkalla
June 15 - July 10, 2020
1st correction phase writing committee
- revision of draft proposals by writing committee
- feedback and evaluation to the project leaders
July, 2020 
1st writing committee meeting
- analysis of the proposals-major comments
August 21, 2020 Submission of the revised project proposals
2nd writing committee meeting
- evaluation of the 2nd revision
September- October
Final work on the proposal (harmonization work on project proposals, clarification 
October 26-30, 2020
Test print and final print of the proposal
November 2, 2020
Final version of the proposal send to the DFG
December 11-12, 2020
CRC retreat
January 14-15, 2021
Remote review of the CRC 1052


Proposal review

Rehearsal dates

  • 1. rehearsal 6 January 2021, 12:00-19:00, BBZ

  • 2. rehearsal 8 January 2021 im ,12:00-19:00, BBZ

  • Dress rehearsal 12 January 2021, 12:00-19:00, BBZ