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Call for proposals for NAFOSTED – SNSF Joint Research Funding Program in 2020

National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) would like to announce the opportunity for applying to the first call of NAFOSTED – SNSF Joint Research Funding Program. Proposal submission time is from 01 October 2020 to 17:00 Swiss time (22:00 Vietnamese time) on 15 January 2021. Deadline for voluntary pre-registration is 23 November 2020. 1. Details of the call and submission guidance: Download...

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NAFOSTED to collaborate with Swiss partner

The National Foundation for Science and Technology of Vietnam (NAFOSTED) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on funding for Vietnamese-Swiss Joint Research Projects (JRPs). The MOU comes into effect from 19 August 2020 until 31 December 2025, and can be extended upon future discussions. The MOU is resulted from previous collaborations in science and technology between Vietnam and Switzerland, including the...

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Announcement on call for applications for post-doc support program in natural sciences and engineering in 2020

National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) would like to announce call for applications for post-doc support program in natural sciences and engineering in 2019 in the framework of the Support Program to enhance national S&T capability as regulated in Circular No. 09/2015/TT-BKHCN dated on 15 May 2015 by the Minister of Ministry of Science and Technology (https://nafosted.gov.vn/van-ban-do-bo-ban-hanh/). 1. Supported items and cost-norms Direct travel expenses to the host...

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UK Research and Innovation Calls for Research Proposals on Covid-19 (updated)

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is opening two calls for research proposals on impacts of Covid-19 across developing countries. The call funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Newton Fund (published on May 21, 2020) - Eligibility: Vietnamese researchers can apply either as PIs if Vietnamese research organisations led or have led and held UKRI grants, or as members partnering with UK-based PIs. - Award range: no limit. - Submission...

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UK Research and Innovation Calls for Research Proposals on Covid-19

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting funding proposals on impacts of Covid-19 across developing countries. The call has no deadline and is funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Newton Fund. Vietnamese researchers can apply as member of research team led by an UK researcher, or as lead researcher if they can prove to start working within 04 weeks after the funding being confirmed. Details on...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Deadline extension for the 2020 NAFOSTED – FWO bilateral program

Within a timeframe of the 2020 NAFOSTED – FWO collaboration funding program, as in the initial plan, NAFOSTED shall close the call for application on 18th May, 2020 (Monday). However, due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic in many countries, including Vietnam and Belgium, NAFOSTED and FWO decide to extend the deadline of the call. Researchers who are interested in the program can continue finalizing their applications and submit to...

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