NRF BRICS Call Guideline

On 18 March 2015, the BRICS Ministers of Science and Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a research and development collaborative programme between the BRICS countries. Following the signing of this MoU, the following 12 BRICS Funding Agencies developed a BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Framework for supporting collaborative research projects between researchers of the BRICS countries: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brazil), Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE, Russia), Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MSHE, Russia), Department of Biotechnology (DBT, India), Department of Science and Technology (DST, India), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST, China), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, China), Department of Science and Innovation (DSI, South Africa), Medical Research Council of South Africa (SAMRC, South Africa), National Research Foundation (NRF, South Africa), Technology Innovation Agency (TIA, South Africa) and the Water Research Commission (WRC, South Africa). These BRICS funding agencies are hereby pleased to announce the 5th BRICS Multilateral call and herewith invite all interested parties to submit their applications by a date no later than that indicated.

Please see below the Call Guideline: