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Opening Date: 
Friday, 2 June, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, 31 July, 2017

On 31 May 2000, the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran (MSRT) signed an Agreement with the objective of enhancing scientific relations between South Africa and Iran. With this Agreement, the Parties intend to support research and development activities through the launching of joint calls for human capital development and student/ staff exchanges. The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) and the MSRT, as the implementing Agencies of this Agreement, are pleased to announce the first joint call for research projects in biotechnology, marine and oceanographic studies, renewable energy, human capital development, and sciences and environment.

All South African applications must be submitted through an online application process to the NRF at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za. A detailed call document is attached.

Key dates:

Call opens: 01 June 2017

Call closes: 31 July 2017

Please note that applications submitted outside the NRF Submission system will not be accepted.

NRF Contacts:
Mr Teuns Phahlamohlaka
International Relations and Cooperation
Tel: +27 12 481 4385
Email: teuns.phahlam@nrf.ac.za

Mr Stephen Dlamini
Grants Management and Systems Administration
Tel: +27 12 481 4037
Email: dlamini@nrf.ac.za