a) RDPETRO2018 Call for Proposal will open and close as per the official announced time-frame. R&D Project Proposals before or after the official dates published online WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
b) All submissions must be online using RDPETRO submission page/form at http://www.rdpetro.org/ensure-proposal-submission/ and select “Submit R&D PROJECT PROPOSAL”. Any other type of submission (e-mail or any other channel than through official RDPETRO website) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
c) The only file type accepted by RDPETRO is PDF (.pdf). Any other file type WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
d) All submissions MUST address a R&D Program as well as a specific challenge as per Category 1, topic from Category 2 or as an innovative idea from Category 3. Proposals not addressing challenges WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
e) Proposals submitted not properly following the specifications of the Official R&D Project Proposal Template WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
f) Confirmation email will be generated by the RDPETRO 2018 when a proposal is successfully submitted through the predefined email firstname.lastname@example.org.
g) All official communications related to RDPETRO R&D Project Proposals must be from/to email@example.com. No other email is considered official or responsibility of the RDPETRO organization.
h) RDPETRO will communicate directly with the applicant if additional information is required through the specific redefined email firstname.lastname@example.org.
i) All submissions will be subject to evaluation by RDPETRO Technical Committee.
1. Short-listed applicants will be notified and invited to explanation meetings and contractual discussions;
2. Selected applicants will be invited to a final presentation during RDPETRO. Meetings will be conducted privately between the Principal Investigator and the funding partners.
j) RDPETRO Technical Committees’ decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
k) All R&D Project Proposals must be complete and contain full references.
l) The Technical Program Committee will be responsible for selecting and organizing the R&D Project Proposals into cohesive private sessions that fit within the Technical Program Schedule.
m) No rights over the submit R&D Project Proposal will be taken by RDPETRO. All RDPETRO Technical Committees are subject to a non-disclosure agreement ensuring confidentiality of received RDPETRO 2018 R&D Project Proposals.
n) All submissions provided to RDPETRO will be kept confidential. RDPETRO will not disclose any personal information to a third party, published or make it public without prior consent, unless it is required or authorized to do so by law or other regulation.