Russian Science Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (MOST) announces open public competition to receive research grants

The Russian Science Foundation announces open public competition to receive research grants from the Russian Science Foundation for the priority area of the RSF’s activity “Basic Scientific Research and Exploratory Scientific Research, Conducted by International Research Teams”. A joint competition, organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan - MOST, is held by for the third time. 

The grants will support fundamental research in the following areas of knowledge: mathematics, computer science and systems science; physics and space sciences; chemistry and materials science; biology and life sciences; basic research for medicine; agricultural sciences; earth sciences; humanities and social sciences; engineering.

Scientific research should be aimed at solving specific tasks in the framework of priority areas: smart transport and telecommunications; Leading edge healthcare and medicine; clean energy; Artificial Intelligence; societal challenges addressed by social sciences.

Examination of projects will be carried out both from the Russian and from the Taiwan side. Only those teams that will manage to receive a positive assessment of experts from both countries will be able to count on funding.

The size of one RSF's grant shall be 4 to 6 million rubles annually, and the three-year research projects are planned for implementation in 2020–2022.

Applications should be submitted no later than July 1, 2019. The results will be announced on the Internet at the RSF’s website in December 2019.

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