VINFUTURE PRIZE – A new sci-tech prize for humanity

The VinFuture Prize is a newly established global science and technology prize originating from Vietnam. The Prize is set up to honor breakthrough scientific research and technological innovations that create meaningful change in the everyday lives of millions of people. The VinFuture Prize comprises a Grand Prize of US$ 3 million, awarded annually for breakthrough research and technological innovations that improve the quality of human life, and create a more equitable and sustainable world for future generations. The Grand Prize […]

List of funded research projects in NAFOSTED – FWO Joint Funding Program in 2020

Based on the evaluation results of the Joint Evaluation Panel, the Board of Trustees of National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) has issued Decision No. 160/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED on 12 November 2020 to approve list of 05 projects to be funded in NAFOSTED – FWO Joint Funding Program in 2020. # Code Project Tittle Principal Investigator  Host Institution Duration (months) 1 FWO.106.2020.01 Cải thiện di truyền nhện nhỏ bắt mồi họ phytoseiidae bản địa nhằm hỗ trợ quản lý tổng hợp […]

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 here. 2. Notes: – Area of research: The call is […]

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 Joint Statement on Cooperation between the Ministry of Science and […]

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 institution for post-doc study and vice versa (one-time support for […]

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 the call and submission can be found at: https://www.ukri.org/news/international-covid-19-call-opens/ https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-gcrf-newton-fund-agile-response-call-to-address-covid-19/ […]

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 NAFOSTED following the new deadline: 5h00 PM, 2th June, 2020 […]

NAFOSTED to postpone call for applications in the 2020 NAFOSTED – The UK Academies collaboration program

In the framework of collaboration between National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and British Academy (BA), Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), as initially planned, NAFOSTED shall launch 02 calls for applications of UK fellowship grants in April and October 2020. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in many countries at the moment, to ensure epidemic prevention as well as safety for participating researchers, NAFOSTED decided to postpone call for applications of the program. Depending on the actual […]

Call for application for 2020 NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Program

1. General Information The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) of Vietnam and the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) of Belgium signed the Agreement on the Excecutive framework for bilateral scientific research cooperation projects. Within this framework, time requirement for each research project shall be two or three years. Research proposals to be funded must show strong partnership between the Flemish and Vietnamese teams, as well as be beneficial for both Vietnamese and Flemish teams. 2. Funding scope Research […]

Deadline extension for 2019 first intake of UK fellowship grants following NAFOSTED – The UK Academies collaboration program

Because the application deadline for 2019 first intake of UK fellowship grants under NAFOSTED – The UK Academies collaboration program coincides with the Easter Holidays of some UK universities, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) would like to announce the extension ofapplication submission to 06 May 2019 (Monday). Researchers who are interested in the program can finalize their applications and submit to NAFOSTED following the new deadline. Details on application documents and submission can be found in the […]

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