STDF-JSPS Joint Call for Proposals: Supporting Joint Research Projects and Seminars

Deadline: 6 September 2017

The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) have announced its seventh call for proposals in the framework of the cooperation between the Egyptian and Japanese governments.

The purpose of this program is to establish a new cooperation or to further advance an existing one in areas of mutual interest. In addition, the program will promote exchange visits between Egyptian and Japanese scientists and will support the coordination of joint seminars laying the ground for a longer term relationship.

This call for proposals supports:

  • Joint research projects;
  • Joint seminars.

Focus Areas

  • Water
  • Energy
  • Food/ agriculture
  • Health
  • ICT

Funding Information

  • STDF will provide funding of up to 145,000 Egyptian Pounds per project per year to the Egyptian team, and JSPS will provide annual funding of up to 2,500,000 JPY per project to the Japanese team.
  • STDF will provide funding of up to 85,000 Egyptian Pounds per seminar / workshop to the Egyptian team, and JSPS will provide up to JPY 1,500,000 per seminar/ workshop to the Japanese team.
  • Allowed per diem is $ 250 per day.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Teams of researchers consisting of at least one Egyptian and one Japanese researcher are eligible for funding.
  • Teams have to be based at Egyptian and Japanese research organizations and should be working in their home countries.
  • Egyptian state and private institutions of higher education, research institutions or commercial enterprises including SMEs are eligible for funding.

How to Apply

Eligible Applicants can apply  via given website.

Eligible Country: Japan & Egypt

For more information, please visit Joint Call for Proposals.

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