Home » RISA Directorates » Gmsa irc » Funding » South Africa/Japan Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration Call for Joint Project Proposals 2015
Opening Date: 
Wednesday, 16 July, 2014
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) entered into a MoU in 2005 as implementers following a 2003 Agreement on cooperation in science and technology between South Africa and Japan. The implementation of the NRF/JSPS MoU led to annual cycles of joint research funding between the two countries. Following eight successful joint calls for proposals, between 2005 and 2013, the 2014 call is the ninth call in the following areas of cooperation;

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences

The main objective of the collaboration is to contribute to scientific advancement in both countries through the funding of joint research activities in specified research fields.

Application Deadline: 

Call Opens: 16 July 2014
Call Closes: 10 September 2014

Contacts for Enquiries:

For South Africa:

Ms Nombuso Madonda                                                                
Overseas Cooperation                           
Tel: +27 (0) 12 481 4285                                                                                    
Email: nombuso.madonda@nrf.ac.za

For Japan:

Bilateral Cooperation Division
International Program Department
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Tel: +81 (0) 3 3263 1755/2367
Fax: +81 (0) 3 3234 3700
Email: nikokukan@jsps.go.jp