On 30 September 2010, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. Following successful workshops held in China and South Africa on Nuclear Physics and Bioresources the NSFC and NRF are pleased to announce the 2014 joint call for research proposals, and herewith invite all interested parties to submit their applications, by a date no later than the indicated closing date.
The bilateral agreement on science and technology (S&T) cooperation between South Africa and Germany was signed in 1996. Since then, the two countries have successfully launched calls for proposals, given further important momentum by the joint South African - German Year of Science 2012/2013.
The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). To facilitate collaboration between researchers in the two countries, The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) have agreed to establish an exchange programme.