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Science & Technology Development Fund (STDF):
ERAfrica Call for Proposals and Call for Experts (Deadline 15.04.2013)

19.01.2013

 


ERAfrica Call for Proposals and Call for Experts (Deadline 15.04.2013)

For more information, contact: Dr. Sherif Fahmy E-mail: Sherif.Fahmy@stdf.org.eg


Publication ERAfrica Joint Call

Call publication date: 15 January 2013
Deadline for the submission of proposals: 15 April 2013

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES OF THE ERAFRICA JOINT CALL

1. The ERA.Net ERAfrica

The ERA-Net scheme is a component of the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme providing funding to improve the cooperation and coordination of national research activities and thus strengthen the European Research Area (ERA) with other regions of the world.

Building on mutual interest of Programme Owners in African countries, EU Member States (EU MS) and countries associated to the EU RTD Framework Programme (AC) to implement coordinated joint activities towards a multilateral funding scheme a “Group of Funding Parties” has been established.

This Group of Funding Parties is supported in this process by the consortium of the ERAfrica Project, which is funded by the European Commission as a Coordination and Support Activity under the 7th EU RTD Framework Programme.
2. objectives of the Joint Call

The goal of the Joint Call is to create long-term research collaboration between EU Member States and/or Associated Countries and Africa. Research collaboration of a high standard between teams from EU Member States and/or Associated Countries and Africa will be supported through open competition.
3. thematic fields of the Joint Call

Proposals regarding one of the following thematic fields can be submitted

 ● Renewable Energies    

 specific call text RE (PDF)

 ● Interfacing Challenges  

 specific call text IC (PDF)

 ● New Ideas                  

 specific call text NI (PDF


Please also observe the 'Guidelines for Applicants' and the 'National Regulations', which you can download from the boxes on the right.
Please note: Each proposal can only be submitted to one of the thematic fields. Otherwise the respective proposals will be rejected.



Reminder
 


OPEN CALLS

ERAfrica Call for Proposals ( Deadline 15.04.2013) and Call for Experts


For more information, contact:

Dr. Sherif Fahmy

E-mail: Sherif.Fahmy@stdf.org.eg


STDF Innovation Grants (STDF-IG) (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Eng. Marwa Alaa

E-mail: marwa.alaa@stdf.org.eg



STDF Support of Scientific Events (STDF-SSE) (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Eng. Ghada Ghaleb

E-mail: ghada.ghaleb@stdf.org.eg



STDF Grant for Demand-Driven Projects (STDF-DDP) (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Eng. Marwa Alaa

E-mail: marwa.alaa@stdf.org.eg



STDF Short Term Fellowship (STDF-STF) (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Dr. Nadia Al-Ansary

E-mail: naansary@stdf.org.eg



STDF Research Support & Technology Development Grants (STDF-RSTDG) (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Ms. Azza Hamdy

E-mail: azza.hamdy@stdf.org.eg



Pre-proposal (applicable for the following grants: Basic & Applied, Young Research, and Reintegration)

Dear Distinguished STDF Stakeholders

To encourage, foster and facilitate submission of National Research Grants proposals, STDF BoD has approved two phases submission process, i.e. interested scientists are requested to submit pre-proposal (10 pages maximum) using STDF pre-proposal format, the pre-proposals will be evaluated and PIs of accepted pre-proposals will be invited to submit full proposals. Applicants will be notified with evaluation results within 6-8 weeks. Thank you for your cooperation.


Basic & Applied Research Grants (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Ms. Mahrvan Marwan

E-mail: mahrvan.marwan@stdf.org.eg



Young Research Grants (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Ms. Mahrvan Marwan

E-mail: mahrvan.marwan@stdf.org.eg


Reintegration Grants (No Deadline)

For more information, contact:

Ms. Mahrvan Marwan

E-mail: mahrvan.marwan@stdf.org.eg





To Contact the Executive Director of STDF

Prof. Mahmoud Sakr

E-mail: mahmoud.sakr@stdf.org.eg



If you face any problem uploading your proposal, please contact:

Eng. Naglaa Mohamed

E-mail: naglaa.mohamed@stdf.org.eg


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