According to the results of peer-review 587 projects from 41 regions of Russia will get funding from the Foundation. This is the second RSF call tailored to support individual research teams, however it has not become less popular. More than 3,500 research teams across the country submitted their proposals.
Under the call rules RSF will promote engagement of the young scientists since at least half of each team should consist of researchers aged below 39.
The size of grants differ from 4 to 6 million rubles annually. These projects will be implemented until 2018. On the competitive basis the successul research groups can extend their funding until 2020.