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Competitive research

Projects financed by the European Union

LUMSA University promotes scientific research at an international level and actively supports the candidacy of professors and researchers for European and international calls for funding of research projects.

In addition to the strategic partnerships supported by the Erasmus + program and to the internal Research Groups, the scientific community of LUMSA University has been awarded a series of multi-year funding promoted by the European Union on various international research calls.

Main research projects activated:

  • Inclusive Europe: Build Bonds not Walls. Two-year project (1 October 2020 - 1 October 2022) born at the behest of the European Commission to promote the process of integration of migrants through intercultural dialogue and the strengthening of social ties between citizens from third countries and the local population.
  • INVESTMED (InNoVativE Sustainable sTart-ups for the MEDiterranean). 30-month project (September 15, 2020 - December 15, 2023) presented under the EU program “ENI CBC MED” which responds to the general objective of promoting equitable and sustainable economic, social and territorial development in the Mediterranean.
  • WoMoGeS. Women’s movements and gestational surrogacy: engaging, debating and policy making. Three-year project (April 2018 - April 2021) funded with the Marie Curie Individual Global Fellowship and promoted in partnership with the University of Texas.
  • LIME. Labor Integration for Migrants Employment (December 2018 - March 2021). Three-year project to encourage integration - in particular of refugees - in the labor market and to raise awareness of the commitment of employers and social partners.
  • I-consent. Improving the guidelines for informed consent, including vulnerable populations, under a gender perspective. Three-year project (May 2017 - April 2020 and extended till March 2021) funded by the Horizon 2020 program and promoted in partnership with the Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital, the Comunitat and the Generalitat Valenciana, GSK, the Meningitis Research Foundation, the AND Consulting Group and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights.
  • Lights4Violence. Lights, camera and action against dating violence. Biennial project (December 2017 - December 2019) activated within the framework of the Rec-Rdap-Awar-Ag-2016 and promoted in partnership with the Universitat d'Alicant, the Universitatea Grigore T. Popa, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Uniwersytet im . Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu, the Instituto de Salud Carlos III and the Instituto Universitario Da Maia – ISMAI.
  • NHNAI – New Humanism at the time of Neurosciences and Artificial Intelligence. 4-year project (January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025) which aims not only to analyze the ethical issues raised by Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence, but also to activate information processes and interactions with stakeholders and with society civil.