Call for Proposals: India-Republic of Korea Joint Programme of Cooperation

Deadline: 31 July 2017

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India and Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of the Republic of Korea is currently inviting Indian and Korean scientists/ researchers to submit proposals for its India-Republic of Korea Joint Programme of Cooperation.

Project Areas

  • Health and Medical Sciences,
  • Engineering Sciences,
  • Information & Communication Technologies Convergence

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Programme is open to scientists, engineers, institutions located in India or the Republic of Korea that are engaged in advanced research in one or more of the subject areas listed above.
  • DST and National Research Foundation (NRF, an affiliated organisation of MSIP) will conduct parallel review of the applications respectively based on the agreed criteria.
  • Project proposal must include the name of one Principal Investigator (PI) and a CoPrincipal Investigator (Co-PI) each in India and the Republic of Korea.
  • The PI and Co-PI are responsible for submitting annual scientific and financial reports in order to ensure continued funding; each project will be funded for a period of three years barring failure to adequately report on or complete project activities.
  • PI and Co-PI are also responsible for the technical and administrative coordination of their projects. PIs and other investigators should either be scientists, researchers or faculty members regularly employed by government-recognized universities, academic institutes, national research and development laboratories or institutes.
  • Neither PI should be retired or planning to retire during the proposed period of the project.
  • Note: Indian side applicant already implementing two projects funded by the International Division of DST is not eligible to submit the project against this call.

How to Apply

  • Korean and Indian applicants shall write a common application to be submitted to both DST and NRF. The common application must be written in English.
  • Indian applicants for funding should submit a completed application form and all relevant information as a single attachment (single MS word / PDF file) via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: India and South Korea

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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