Maecenia Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Pioneering Projects of Women

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Maecenia Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to promote pioneering projects of women in all areas of science, art and culture. The submitted works should contribute to the development of the sciences and the arts by developing new approaches from the perspective of women. Projects that move between science and art and / or are interdisciplinary are particularly desirable. Funding will also be given to projects that are dedicated to the … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: EFInA Fintech Challenge Grant 2018-2019

Deadline: 16 November 2018 EFInA has announce its ninth request for proposals (RFP 9) for the Fintech Challenge Grant which focuses on supporting new concepts to enhance the uptake and usage of financial services by the low-income population in Nigeria through leveraging on financial technology delivery channels provided by the FinTechs. Focus Area FinTech projects proposed should cover most financial services, in particular savings, investment (commitment savings), payments, lending … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Prague: Fostering Mutual Cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Prague has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here: Promoting security cooperation Encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation Countering … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition: Empowering Young Innovators to Build Businesses

Deadline: 23 November 2018 The U.S. Department of State has announced the launch of the 2019 Global Innovation through Science and Technology, Technology Idea (GIST Tech-I) competition. GIST Tech-I is a global pitching competition which seeks to identify and select, train, and encourage innovations by young scientists and great minds all over the world. As part of the GIST initiative, Tech-I works to empower young innovators to build businesses that address economic and development … [Read more...]

National Geographic’s Conservation Technologies Grant: New Methods of Monitoring Ecosystem Health

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic is seeking proposals from around the world that will advance breakthrough technologies to scale National Geographic’s efforts to explore, visualize, understand, and ultimately protect the planet. The goal of this RFP is to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. In the same way that human health is monitored in real time (e.g., thermometer, MRI, blood pressure), environmental diagnostic monitoring techniques are needed to … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Inviting Applicants for National Science Week Grants 2019

Deadline: 20 November 2018 The Australian Government is currently seeking applications for its National Science Week Grants 2019 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week. National Science Week is Australia's major national celebration of the sciences in August each year. National Science Week provides high profile science engagement activities across the nation. It is also an important opportunity for the science community to celebrate and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Kenya Shelter Tech Accelerator Program!

Deadline: 21 October 2018 Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter in Partnership with BDO EA and Pangea are inviting applicants for 2018 Kenya Shelter Tech Accelerator Program. The mission of this program is to find, train and support the most promising entrepreneurs addressing challenges in housing, water and sustainable energy for marginalized Kenyan populations. The program will provide support to 30 startups working in the area of energy, water, and general … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Swiss Re Foundation’s Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Nominations are open for Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award to recognise entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to building resilient societies and realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. While resilience is the core theme of this annual programme, its specific focus changes from year to year. This 2019 award will focus on innovative solutions that offer more and better access to healthcare for households … [Read more...]

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Digital Resources Grant Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 Samuel H. Kress Foundation is seeking applications for its Digital Resources Grant Program that support efforts to integrate new technologies into the practice of art history and the creation of important online resources in art history, including both textual and visual resources. The Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning. Support will also be offered for the … [Read more...]

British Science Week 2019: Seeking Applications for Community Grant Scheme

Deadline: 12 November 2018 British Science Week is seeking applications for its Community Grant Scheme to expand the audiences that engage with science and self-identify as having an interest in science by empowering and supporting community groups to run their own science activities during British Science Week (8-17 March 2019). Their priorities, particularly for grants of up to £1000, are events that strongly fit with the British Science Association’s vision of making science a fundamental … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Researcher Links Workshop Grants (UK and Russia)!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for the Researcher Links Workshop grants which are designed to provide financial support to bring together a UK/Russia bilateral cohort of early career researchers to take part in workshops to meet the overarching objectives. The programme is supported by UK government. Objectives Establish new research links or significantly develop existing links, with the potential for longer term sustainability – Principal Applicants must outline the … [Read more...]

Department of Commerce: Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research Program

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Department of Commerce is seeking applications for its Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) Program to improve the overall forecast and warning capabilities of the operational hydrometeorological community by addressing science and technology research priorities through collaborative research efforts between the National Weather Service (NWS) and academic institutions that have expertise in the environmental sciences. Program … [Read more...]

British Council: Development and Delivery of Training Programme in India and UK

Deadline: 16 October 2018 British Council is seeking supplier expertise to develop and deliver a training programme on framing and implementation of research policy to enhance the skills and career opportunities of female science administrators and managers working in government institutions in India. The programme is co-funded by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune. The key activity is the delivery of an intensive five-day training workshop for early and/or … [Read more...]

Innovate UK: Open Grant Funding Competition 2018 Round 3

Deadline: 14 November 2018 Innovate UK is inviting applicants for its "Open Grant Funding Competition 2018 Round 3" to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research. Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering, including arts, design, media or creative industries, and be applied to any part of the economy. Scope a … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2019 Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development Program

Deadline: 12 November 2018 The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), in collaboration with the Japan International Collaboration Agency (JICA) has announced a call for proposals for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development program (SATREPS). The aim of the program is to acquire new knowledge and technology that lead to the resolution of global issues and the advance of science and technology, and through this process, to create innovations. Research Fields … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Vodafone Techstarter Social Innovation Award!

Deadline: 23 October 2018 Applications are open for Vodafone Techstarter Social Innovation Award which will contribute to the need for industry support to help take commercial and not-for-profit minimum viable products to market readiness and scale. Vodafone Techstarter is launched in partnership with Social Tech Trust, one of the UK’s leading dedicated drivers of social tech and their charitable body, Vodafone Foundation. They’re looking to support tech ventures on a mission to make a … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme for Journalists

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme to support pan-African science journalism. Created by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) of the government of South Africa, the annual Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) meeting is the largest pan-African general science gathering dedicated to scientific research and innovation. The two-and-a-half-day programme will bring more than 3500 participants together for discussion and debate in … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries

Deadline: 31 December 2019 The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) is seeking applications for Young Scientists Mobility Grants to develop scientific collaborations between Switzerland and countries of the MENA region. Mobility represents a strategic element to develop new partnerships between countries. Through the exchange of students and researchers, higher education institutions can establish new partnerships, thus enlarging their international … [Read more...]

AMRITA TBI NIDHI-PRAYAS 2018: Providing Grant of Up to Rs 10 Lakhs

Deadline: 29 September 2018 Applications are open for "AMRITA TBI NIDHI-PRAYAS 2018" programme to provide a grant of up to Rs 10 Lakhs to an aspiring innovator or a startup to build their ideas into a prototype. Amrita Technology Business Incubator is one of the approved NIDHI-PRAYAS centres by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Govt of India. Amrita TBI is a non-profit startup incubator supported by Govt. of India and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ECOWAS Research And Innovation Support Programme (PARI)

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are now open for the ECOWAS Research and Innovation Support Program (PARI) which is a competitive program that aims to select the best projects submitted by researchers through calls for applications. It is included in the ECOWAS Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Action Plan and is in close alignment with the Community Strategic Framework. (CSC) 2016-2020 of the ECOWAS, the African Union Strategy on Science, Technology and Innovation (STISA), the … [Read more...]