ORIC Calls for Research Grant Proposals for Various Funding Agencies

Funding Agencies Call For Research Grant Proposals (Issue 21st-2019) BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Call for Applications IFS Basic Research Grants (Deadline: 30 November 2019) IFS continues its commitment by providing tailored research capacity-enhancing support to promising early career scientists based around the provision of individual Basic Grants. To secure IFS support, applicants must submit a

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Funding Agencies Call For Research Grant Proposals (Issue 21st-2019)

BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  1. Call for Applications IFS Basic Research Grants (Deadline: 30 November 2019)

IFS continues its commitment by providing tailored research capacity-enhancing support to
promising early career scientists based around the provision of individual Basic Grants.
To secure IFS support, applicants must submit a sound research project application on a self-selected topic within the three-research cluster area that is innovative and/or relevant to her
or his local or national development needs. The research proposal must demonstrate
knowledge of the subject area, identify knowledge gaps, elaborate testable hypotheses and
research objectives, develop a convincing, doable and appropriately costed research plan and
research dissemination plans.

Priority areas:

  1. Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems
  • Biodiversity
  • Forestry
  • Animal Production
  • Crop Science
  • Underutilized Species
  • Natural Products
  • Renewable Energy
  • Climate Variability and Change
  1. Water and Aquatic Resources.
  • Availability of Water Resources, and Their Conservation and Use
  • Issues Associated with Water-Related Institutions
  • Fresh water, Brackish and Marine Aquatic Organisms and Their Environments
  1. Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods
  • Agricultural and/or Livestock Production
  • Primary Health Care
  • Sustainable Agricultural Practices
  • Markets and Trading Systems
  • Food Value Chains

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CS & IT

  1. Information and Communication Technologies (Deadline: 16 January 2020)

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and applications are bringing fundamental changes to all sectors of society and economy and constitute an essential element of the Next Generation Internet (NGI). The challenge is to leverage EU technological strength to develop the next generation of IoT devices and systems which leverage progress in enabling technologies such as 5G, cyber-security, distributed computing, artificial intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality and tactile internet. In addition, it is important to build and sustain a competitive ecosystem of European technology and system providers in IoT as well as ensuring end-user trust, adequate security and privacy by design.

Priority areas:

     a)  Research and Innovation Actions (RIA)

  • Wearables
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture homes
  • Health
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  1. Proposals must address all the following challenges (sub-topics):
  • Next generation IoT architectures
  • Interoperability
  • Intelligent IoT devices supporting the proposed use cases.
  • Tactile/contextual Internet of Things

    b) Coordination and Support Action (CSA)

  • A support action will support measures for further development of IoT ecosystems, partnerships, stakeholders networking, contribution to pre-normative activities and to standardization, development of business models, innovation activities and skills building.

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  1. Competitive, Low Carbon and Circular Industries (Deadline: 05 February 2020)

Securing the sustainable access to raw materials, including metals, industrial minerals, wood- and rubber-based, construction and forest-based raw materials, and particularly Critical Raw Materials (CRM), is of high importance for the EU economy. Complex primary and secondary resources contain many different raw materials. Their processing, reuse, recycling and recovery schemes are complex and imply different steps, ranging from collection, logistics, sorting and separation to cleaning, refining and purification of materials.

Priority Area:

Open Access & Data Management

Focus on access to ‘scientific information’ or ‘research results’, which refers to two main categories:

  • Peer-reviewed scientific research articles (primarily published in academic journals)
  • Research data

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LIFE SCIENCES

  1. Higher Education Commission Call for Pak-Turk Researchers Mobility Grant Programme 2019-20 (Deadline: 15 November 2019)

Pak-Turk Researchers’ Mobility Grant Program 2017 is one of the upshots of Turkish-Pakistani cooperation within the scope of the internationalization effort of higher education systems. It is implemented in Turkey by the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) and in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

Priority areas:

  • Energy Technologies
  • Food Technologies
  • Sustainable Environmental Technologies
  • Material Science
  • Smart Transportation Systems
  • Robots and Smart Systems

For further detail click here

  1. Biodiversity Exploration and Discovery (Deadline: 1 January 2020)

National Geographic is committed to a better understanding of our planet and an improved ability to conserve our world’s biodiversity. With the goals to 1) find and describe new species, and 2) better understand the patterns of distribution and abundance of poorly known groups of organisms, this RFP will support inventories, surveys, and research expeditions in regions of the world where species discoveries are more likely to occur and where little or no information is available. We encourage proposals for work in any biome.

Priority areas:

  • Inventories, surveys, and research expeditions in areas of endemism and richness, especially where these have been highly damaged or threatened by human activities.
  • Develop conservation strategies relating to new discoveries as they are made.
  • Better understand the patterns of biological diversity, including distribution and abundance of poorly known groups.

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  1. The Sumitomo Foundation Fiscal 2019 Grant for Projects for The Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties Outside Japan (Deadline: 30 November 2019)

The Sumitomo Foundation offers this grant program so that cultural properties outside Japan, which are the common heritage of humankind, maybe handed down to future generations.

Priority areas:

  • Projects for the protection, preservation & restoration of cultural properties, fine arts or historical monuments outside Japan, which are tangible, old and artistically or academically valuable, and ought to be handed down to future generations.

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  1. Competitive, Low Carbon and Circular Industries (Deadline: 05 February 2020)

Securing the sustainable access to raw materials, including metals, industrial minerals, wood- and rubber-based, construction and forest-based raw materials, and particularly Critical Raw Materials (CRM), is of high importance for the EU economy. Complex primary and secondary resources contain many different raw materials. Their processing, reuse, recycling and recovery schemes are complex and imply different steps, ranging from collection, logistics, sorting and separation to cleaning, refining and purification of materials.

Priority areas:

  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Political science
  • History
  • Cultural sciences

For further detail click here

  1. International Exchange Programmes in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics (Deadline: 03 March 2020)

Investigator Awards enable humanities and social science researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most significant questions in human health.
In 2020, we’re going to pause this scheme for one year to focus on two new calls. The last preliminary application deadline before this will be in January 2020. This will not affect award holders.

Priority areas:

  • Health-related humanities, social sciences or bioethics.

For further detail click here

  1. Global Fund for Women (Deadline: 12 July 2020)

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field. It prefers to support projects that address under-funded issues and geographic areas.

Priority areas:

We focus on issues that are of vital importance to women, girls, and trans people. In particular, we support organizations working as part of movements to prevent and address violence, advance economic and climate justice, and further sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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  1. Change Makers Seed Grant Opportunity 2020Women (Deadline: 31 December 2019)

StartupXs has launched “ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2020” for startups and social enterprises who want to change their community with their innovative business ideas.

The aim of the ChangeMakers Seed Grant Opportunity 2020 is about identifying and promoting the best early-stage business idea of innovators, startups and social enterprises.

StartupXs supports young entrepreneurs through the early stages of their company development. We believe that in this era where startup and social enterprise are using innovative approaches and tools to solve the current issues, not only in their community but globally, need resource support to sustain and one of them is finance. For this, every year Change Makers Seed Grant Opportunity will choose and award 1 changemaker with a USD 1000 seed fund.

The 2020 winner will be announced on 31 January 2020 on our official Facebook Page: @StartupXs

Eligibility:

  • It’s an open call. Participation is open to any individual or organization in any country unless prohibited by local or the United States law.
  • Be between 18 and 35 years
  • An organization led by youth like social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organizations, and researchers in any country can apply
  • Priority is given to early-stage and growth-stage startup or a social enterprise working in an innovative product or idea

You cannot apply for asking grants for shipping costs, travel costs, individual school fees, fundraising

Rules for Participation and Further Information at the official website of StartupXs

Read more: www.opportunitiesforyouth.org

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