On December 14 a meeting was held with the President of the National Research Agency (Agence national de la Recherche, ANR) by Michael Matlosz, who noted the mutual interest in the development of multi-format cooperation and outlined future practical steps for the development of this cooperation. "ANR is a very similar to the RSF organization, it is also relatively young. We fully coincide in the level of grant support, the number and scientific quality of the supported projects, the challenges which we work with," - said Simachev.
- Industrial biotechnology;
- Electrochemical and thermoelectric technologies in energy;
- Intelligent technologies in robotic and mechatronic systems;
- Risk reduction and reduction and mitigation of disasters of natural and technogenic origin;
- Restorative, adaptive and regenerative medicine;
Prof André Roodt from the Department of Chemistry at the University of the Free State has returned from a research visit at the St Petersburg State University in Russia. The research he conducted at the St Petersburg State University is part of a bilateral collaboration agreement between the University of the Free State and St Petersburg State University.
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The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) was launched in November 2013; its operation is governed by a special federal law. Incorporated as a foundation, RSF proves a more flexible and effective funding tool in comparison with other institutions that finance science in Russia.
This call is based on the principle of "two keys" - both sides have an equal right in determining the winners.
The grants will be provided to implement the basic and exploratory research in 2016 – 2018 in 9 branches of knowledge.
The research grant of the RSF will amount from 4 to 6 million rubles annually.
The condition of funding from RSF is the obligation of the research team to make the results of their research public.
On October 26 the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) hosted the delegation of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), headed by the Ambassador, Head of the International Department of the State Secretariat for Education,
Research and Innovation, Switzerland (SERI) Mauro Moruzzi. During the meeting two foundations discussed the issues of strengthening bileteral cooperation and explored the possibilities to implement joint projects. In particular, the RSF and the SNSF are considering the the launch of the joint call of Russian-Swiss research projects for 2017-2019.