Deadline: 31 May 2016
National Research Foundation (NRF) is currently accepting applications for its South Africa and Austria Joint Scientific & Technological Cooperation, with an aim to support the mobility of researchers, scientists, post-docs and doctoral students between the two countries to carry out joint research projects.
The projects will be supported for a period of two years (projects starting January 2017 and ending December 2018).
- To contribute to scientific advancement in both countries by funding researchers’ mobility in the frame of joint research projects in specified research fields
- To provide an opportunity for young researchers in the two countries to meet and interact
- To support the advancement of basic research
- To contribute meaningfully to research capacity development
- Information Communication Technology (ICT)
- Renewable Energy
- Health Sciences
- Food and Nutrition
- Security and Sustainable Agriculture
- South Africa: The total amount requested from the NRF should not exceed R200 000 per project.
- Austria: The total sum of EUR 10,000 per project (EUR 5,000. per project per year).
- South Africa: This call is open to working researchers residing in South Africa and affiliated with a recognised higher education or research institution such as a university, university of technology or science council. Commercial institutions and private education institutions are not eligible to apply under this programme. The South African applicant must be in possession of a PhD.
- Austria: Researchers working at universities, universities of applied sciences and other legal entities (e.g. higher education and research institutions, companies) planning to carry out a non-profit-oriented research project within the frame of this call are eligible for application.
How to Apply
- For South Africa: Applications must be submitted through an online application process via given website.
- For Austria: The entire application for the research project must be submitted in English.
Eligible Countries: South Africa and Austria.
For more information, please visit Call for Applications.