Deadline: 10 May 2017
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space (MOST) have jointly announced a call for Proposals “German-Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program” in the field of water technology.
- To improve the water situation in Israel and its direct neighbourhood and/or Germany. Transferability of the results to comparable regions should preferably be ensured.
- To facilitate access to new markets for Israeli and German enterprises in the water and environmental sector.
- To support and strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the water sector as well as cooperation between science and industry.
- Water technologies to reduce agricultural water demand
- Reduce the energy demand and/or brine production of desalination processes
- Israel: Grants can be awarded to applicants from academic institutions, namely:
- An accredited institution of higher education in Israel, according to the Council for Higher Education Act, 1958.
- A Research Institute recognized as such by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF).
- A Research Institute which is a nonprofit organization.
- A Research Institute which is a government company or a governmental unit.
- Germany: Research proposals may be submitted by German-based commercial companies, institutions of higher education, non-university research establishments as well as public institutions at municipal, state or federal level. The participation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is expressly welcome.
- For Both German and Israeli Applicants: The application must include a research plan in one of the areas of research specified in this call, which will be carried out in Israel by at least one senior researcher who is a permanent employee of the applying institution or on track for tenure in the applying institution.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.
Eligible Countries: Germany and Israel.
For more information, please visit Water Technology Cooperation Program.