Deadline: 8 September, 2016
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) are seeking applicants for its India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP) in order to promote bilateral scientific collaboration between Indian and Japanese scientists.
Applications are invited from eligible Indian researchers /scientists to submit proposals for joint projects and joint workshops under IJCSP.
Areas of Cooperation
- Fundamental Sciences: Physical and Chemical Systems
- Materials and System Engineering: Man-made Systems
- Natural Systems: Life Sciences and Bioengineering
- Astronomy, Space, Earth System and Sciences
- Mathematics and Computational Science
- For Indian Researchers: Cost of International airfare to and from the designated research location, visa fee, air port taxes, overseas medical insurance premium for the approved visit duration and airport transfers in India.
- For Japanese Researchers: Costs of accommodation in a guest house, per diem and domestic travel expenses in India including airport transfers as per DST norms.
- The joint application must include one Indian and one Japanese Principal Investigators, who would be responsible for technical as well as administrative co-ordination of the project and its periodic scientific and financial reporting to the DST/ JSPS respectively.
- The Principal Investigator (PI) and other investigators in India should be scientists/ faculty members working in regular capacity in UGC recognized Universities/ Deemed Universities/ Academic Institutes and National Research & Development Laboratories/ Institutes.
- It is preferred that a member of the project team may be designated as Co-PI.
- The Japanese PIs must be full time researchers employed at Universities or other research institutions recognized by JSPS.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit proposal form electronically via given website.
Eligible Countries: India and Japan
For more information, please visit Cooperative Science Programme.