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Opening Date: 
Monday, 20 July, 2015
Closing Date: 
Friday, 18 September, 2015

NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (NRF) /SWEDISH FOUNDATION FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN RESEARCH AND HIGHER EDUCATION (STINT) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH COLLABORATION

2015 JOINT CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALS

CLOSING DATE:  18 September 2015

A MAXIMUM OF SEVEN (7) JOINT PROJECTS WILL BE FUNDED FOR THIS CALL

Background

The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 13 April 2015. The principle objective of the cooperation between the parties is to foster scientific and technological cooperation by facilitating brain circulation between the two countries. The parties intend to support research and development activities and other forms of scientific and technical cooperation between South African and Swedish universities and research institutions. The cooperative programmes, projects, and research and development activities will be aimed at the implementation of joint research projects, human capital development, and student and staff exchanges.

Applications must be submitted electronically to the NRF on the NRF Online Submission System at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za/.

Where can I obtain more information?

For South Africa
Teuns Phahlamohlaka
Programme Officer: Overseas Cooperation
National Research Foundation
Tel: +27 (0) 12 481 4385
Email: teuns.phahlam@nrf.ac.za

For Sweden
Ms Lelav Zandi  Programme Manager
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education
Tel: +46 (0) 8 671 1997
E-mail : Lelav.zandi@stint.se