Call for Applications: BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration

Deadline: 1 December 2017

National Research Foundation (NRF) is seeking applications for its BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration.

Aims

  • To support excellent research in specified research fields identified by the BRICS partners through a multinational approach;
  • To provide an opportunity for emerging researchers in the BRICS countries to meet and interact;
  • To support the advancement of basic research; and
  • To contribute meaningfully to research capacity development.

Areas of Cooperation

Joint research proposals should be submitted within the following six designated thematic areas prioritised by all BRICS countries:

  • Biotechnology and biomedicine including human health and neuroscience
  • Information technologies and high performance computing
  • Material science including nanotechnology
  • New and renewable energy, and energy efficiency
  • Prevention and monitoring of natural disasters
  • Water resources and pollution treatment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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. The South African applicant must be in possession of a PhD.
  • A multi-institutional/ consortia approach will be preferred. Therefore, applicants are allowed to collaborate with other partners such as NGOs or companies. However, the NGOs and industry participants are expected to meet their participation costs in the joint project.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: South Africa

For more information, please visit BRICS Multilateral Joint Call.

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