Open ODISSEI eScience Call 2022

Empowering researchers in the social sciences through digital technology

In this call, the ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) and the Netherlands eScience Center invite scientists employed at an ODISSEI member organization, whose main area of expertise is in the social sciences, to submit a proposal.


This call for proposals supports researchers in the social sciences who expect to benefit from the application or development of digital technologies and research software, but who need additional expertise in applying these methods.

When to apply

The deadline for the proposal is 6 September 2022, 14:00 CEST.

How to apply

Download and fill in the application form from the documents listed in the downloads section below.

If you have any questions for ODISSEI or the eScience Center regarding your project proposal, please email or

Information event

On 14 June 2022, we will organize an online information event from 13:00 to 15:00 CEST. At this event, interested applicants will get acquainted with the role and expertise of the eScience Center, learn about ODISSEI and their facilities, and obtain information about the specific aims of this call for proposals. Participants can attend this online event by registering via this form. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Information event – Programme

13:00 – 13:15 Introduction Netherlands eScience Center

13:15 – 13:30 Introduction eScience Center Expertise

13:30 – 13:45 Introduction ODISSEI and ODISSEI facilities

13:45 – 13:50 Mentimeter survey

13:50 – 14:00 Break

14:00 – 14:15 The Open ODISSEI eScience Call 2022

14:15 – 14:30 Projects in the spotlight

14:30 – 15:00 Q&A Session

Download the documents for this open call

Free consultancy

Interested applicants can register for a free individual one-hour consultancy meeting with an eScience Center expert and an ODISSEI SoDA team member. Prior to a consultancy meeting and proposal submission, applicants are encouraged to attend the online information event.

In this meeting, we can discuss the research questions, suitable technological solutions, the viability of the approach, and the match with the eScience Center expertise. Please indicate, in the registration form, the discussion topic(s) so that we can connect you with the best suited RSEs. We advise all applicants to attend the online information event before registering for a consultancy meeting.

Applicants can register for this free consultancy meeting using this form.

Researchers interested in this call are also invited to contact the ODISSEI SoDA team to discuss their project ideas and look at the data related to the prospective project (separately or at SoDa Data Drop-in sessions). The ODISSEI SoDA team can be contacted at

Other call opportunities

We are always open for opportunities to collaborate with our colleagues! Be sure to check out our other open calls for proposals.