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Opening Date: 
Thursday, 5 July, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, 3 August, 2018

The NRF-ICTP research collaborative agreement aims to provide a platform for undertaking world-class research and human capacity development by facilitating accessing to state-of-the-art research equipment and expertise that are not available in the country but are available at the ICTP in Italy. The objectives of the NRF-ICTP research collaborative agreement is two-fold and aims to:

Facilitate the access, through mobility grants, of South African researchers and doctoral students to ICTP research infrastructure, programmes and short courses; and

  • Provide support for South African researchers to host ICTP researchers in South Africa.
  • Applications must be submitted through the NRF online application process at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za. A detailed call document outlining the eligibility criteria is attached.

Key dates:

Closing date: 3 August 2018

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


Sive Stofile                                                     
Professional Officer: HICD                            
Tel.  +27 12 481 4110                                    
Email. sive.stofile@nrf.ac.za                         

Jan Phalane
Professional Officer: GMSA
Tel. +27 12 481 4157
Email. Jan.phalane@nrf.ac.za

George Thompson
Head, Office for Strategic Planning and Education
Tel. +39 040 224 0381
Email. thompson@ictp.it