Update on Request For Proposals: Gender & Energy Research Programme (Last Updated: 08-10-2014) – CLOSED

The invitations for the development of full proposals under the Gender and Energy Research Programme were sent on 15 September. Three consortia were selected for each of the 5 themes.

Information relevant to the development of full proposals by the selected consortia for the Gender and Energy Research Programme. Important notices and answers to requests for clarifications and questions that may be relevant for the proposal development will be published here.

! Questions and Answers: Please find a list of questions and answers on the development of full proposals here (Questions and Answers ENERGIA RFP 08-10-2014.pdf). This document has been extended from the version of 03-10-2014. The closing date for clarifications and questions was 6 October 2014.

The deadline for the submission of the Full Proposals is 27 October 2014, 12:00 CET. You will benotified of the results of the selection process on 17 November 2014.

The research is planned to start on 1 January 2015. The research will consist  of two phases.Phase 1 will last until December 2015, and continuation of the contract beyond this date willbe subject to successful completion and evaluation of Phase 1 outputs. Phase 2 will be from1 January 2016 – 31 December 2018.

A document Budget Guidance notes (Budget Guidance Notes ENERGIA RfP 22-09-2014.pdf) has been provided.

A new Budget Format (Annex B – Budget Template 22-09-2014.xlsx) has been provided. Please use this format to develop your budget.

Notification: Guidance notes for the development of a full proposals:

  1. The issues listed under the description of Research Areas (section 3) are possible key issues, as in the request for Expressions of Interest, and are therefore not restrictive.
  2. The maximum number of words for section 3 in the proposal (Research Approach) is 2000.
  3. Please add the word count for each section in which a word count is required.

A new Project Proposal Format (Annex A – Proposal Template 22-09-2014.docx) has been provided, with the word count guidance as above.

An indicative DSA table can be downloaded here.

The overall Theory of Change for the Gender & Energy Research Programme is now available for download here.