Hypothesis of fractal ecotypes (CGL2015-72431-EXP). “Explora” Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Principal investigator: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 May 2017 – 30 April 2019. Budget: 50.000 €.

Multiscale analysis of distribution and dominance patterns of woody plants in terra firme forests of northwestern Amazonia (CGL2016-75414-P). I+D+I Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Principal investigator: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 30 December 2016 – 29 December 2019. Budget: 127.000 €.

– Geographical variation in impacts of changes in land use on ecosystem stability (PCIN-2016-150). ERANET-LAC Project, European Union – Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Principal investigador: Dr. Luis Cayuela. Duration: 1 December 2016 – 30 December 2019. Budget: 95.000.

– Phylogenomics and evolution of the clade Hedereae (Araliaceae). Banco de Santander – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Principal investigator: Dra. Virginia Valcárcel. Duration: 1 July 2015 – 31 December 2016. Budget: 12.000 €.

Determinants of functional and phylogenetical diversity that explain the distribution of woody plants in tropical Andean montane forests along altitudinal and latitudinal gradients (CGL2013-45634-P). I+D+I Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Principal investigator: Dr. Luis Cayuela. Duration: 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2016. Budget: 120.000 €.

Evaluation of the effects of forest fragmentation and changes in land use for the conservation and water balance in the tropic forest of the Panama canal watershed. Fundación Mapfre. Principal investigator: Dra. Carolina Puerta Piñero. Duration: 1 January 2014 – 31 Decembre 2014. Budget:12800 €.

– Diversity and distribution of lianas in the Amazonian forests of northern Bolivia. Centre of Studies for Latinamerica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – Banco Santander. Principal investigator: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 July 2013 – 31 December 2014. Budget: 10.000 €.

Conservation of tropical forest in Panama under global change: evaluation of ecosystem services and their future. Becas Iberoamérica Jóvenes Profesores e Investigadores. Fundación Santander. Principal investigator: Dra. Carolina Puerta-Piñero. Duration: 1 June 2013 – 31 May 2014. Budget: 5.000 €.

 Consecuences of climatic fluctuations for recruitment of tropical tree species: comparative study in space and time. Postdoctoral fellowship. Spanish Ministry of Innovation and Science. Principal investigator: Dr. Carolina Puerta-Piñero. Duration: 1 October 2010 – 31 September 2012. Budget: 60.000 €.

The international network of forest inventory plots (BIOTREE-NET) for biodiversity conservation in Central America (BIOCON08_044). BBVA Foundation Project. Principal investigator: Dr. Luis Cayuela. Duration: 1 July 2009 – 30 June 2012. Budget: 199.694 €.

Floristic inventory of the montane forests of the Madidi National Park (Bolivia). Centre of Studies for Latinamerica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – Banco Santander. Principal investigator: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 July 200931 December 2010. Budget: 12.000 €.

 – Products provided by palms to local people – Work-package in the project Palm harvest impacts in tropical forests (http://www.fp7-palms.org). European Union, 7º Framework programme, Small and medium scale collaborative project. Grant agreement nº 212631. Principal investigator: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 January 2009 – 31 December 2013. Budget: 256.080 €.

 Understanding the spatial patterns of diversity of the montane forests in northern Bolivia (http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/madidi/). National Science Foundation, United States. NSF Grant No. 743457. Principal investigator: Dr. Peter M. Jørgensen, Co-IP: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 March 2008 – 29 February 2012. Budget: 450.000 $.

– Using images and optimized workflow for automated data acquisition of Mexican plant specimens at MICH (DBI-0646301). National Science Foundation – Biological Infrastructure: Biological Research Collections Program (USA). Principal investigator: Dr. Íñigo Granzow de la Cerda. Duration: 1 May 2007 – 30 April 2010 (transferred in 2009 to Dr. James Beach, extended to April 2012). Budget: 492.000 $.

Modelling tree species distribution in Mesoamerica (E/555050/01/MO). Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency project. Principal investigator: Dr. Luis Cayuela. Duration: 1 March 2007 – 31 December 2007. Budget: 39.600 €.

The montane forests of Madidi. National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration, Grant No. 8047-06. Principal investigator: Dr. Peter M. Jørgensen, Co-IP: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 July 200630 August 2007. Budget: 27.340 $.

 The dry forest of Madidi: a botanical inventory. National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration, Grant No. 7754-04. Principal investigator: Dr. Peter M. Jørgensen, Co-IP: Dr. Manuel J. Macía. Duration: 1 January 200530 June 2006. Budget: 31.720 $.

– Pattern of tropical forest succession subsequent to hurricane damage (DEB 0235761). National Science Foundation – Ecology and Systematic Biology Program, Ecological Studies (USA). Duration: 1 February 2003 – 31 January 2006. Principal investigator: Dr. John Vandermeer, Co-IP: Dr. Íñigo Granzow de la Cerda. Budget: 210.000 $.

– Web-based catalog and mapping application of Mexican land plant collections at the University of Michigan Herbarium (DBI 0138621). National Science Foundation – Biological Infrastructure: Biological Research Collections Program (USA). Principal investigator: Dr. Íñigo Granzow de la Cerda. Duration: 1 May 2002 – 30 April 2005. Budget: 450.000 $.

 – Catalog of Mexican plants and digital images of type collection at the University of Michigan Herbarium: A pilot study. The University of Michigan Office of the Vice President for Research/College of Literature Science and the Arts (USA). Principal investigator: Dr. Íñigo Granzow de la Cerda. Duration: 1 April 2001 – 30 November 2002. Budget: 13.200 $.

– Post-agricultural regeneration of tropical rain forest in El Petén, Guatemala, and Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (DEB 9815369). National Science Foundation – Ecology Program (USA). Duration: 1 April 1999 – 31 March 2002. Principal investigator: Dr. John Vandermeer, Co-IP: Dr. Íñigo Granzow de la Cerda. Budget: 200.000 $.

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