1 February, 2021 14:39

RSF-MOST Cooperation: 4th Call for Proposals

To facilitate the support of collaborative work between Russian and Taiwanese research groups, the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST) jointly announce their third call for proposals for Russian-Taiwanese Joint Research Projects for the funding period 2022-2024 in all fields of science. Joint Research Projects should combine the complementary expertise of the project partners; the project parts should be closely integrated so that one part could not be carried out without the other and there should be substantial scientific input from both sides.

Credit: RSF Press Office

The research proposals should seek support in the basic and exploratory research in the following areas of science:

  • Mathematics, computer science and systems sciences;

  • Physics and space sciences;

  • Chemistry and material sciences;

  • Biology and life sciences;

  • Basic research for medicine;

  • Agricultural sciences;

  • Earth sciences;

  • Humanities and Social Sciences;

  • Engineering.

  • The project should be related to the solution of the particular research tasks in one of the following thematic areas:

  • Smart transport and telecommunications;

  • Leading edge healthcare and medicine;

  • Clean energy;

  • AI;

  • Societal challenges addressed by social sciences.

Project applications must be submitted in parallel to RSF (Russian team) and to MOST (Taiwanese team) in accordance with each agency’s application guidelines.

Project review will be carried out by the funding parties independently. Funding will be awarded for the proposals recommended for funding by the experts from both sides.

The size of one RSF grant is from 4 to 7 million roubles per project per year, these research projects are planned for the implementation during 2022-2024.

Proposals can be submitted until 15 April 2021 with results announced in October 2021.

Detailed information about the call and the requirements for the participants are presented in the "Funding".

Since 2016, 18 joint projects were funded under the RSF-MOST funding program.

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