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Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia

For Science, for Future, for Georgia

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For Georgian Science Society

In November Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia announces Applied Research Grant Programme Call 2019 (CARYS), which is part of the Georgian National Innovation Ecosystem – GENIE and is implemented by the World Bank funding.

Programme aims to engage the private, public and academic sectors in innovation and digital economy development; Implement collaborative applied researches by young scientists; Strengthen research and technology transfer skills of young scientists; Implement technology transfer-oriented projects with the commercialization perspective;

In Applied Research Grant Programme Call projects can be submitted in following Academic Fields:

  1. Natural Sciences
  2. Engineering and technology
  3. Medical and Health Sciences
  4. Agricultural Sciences
  5. Social Sciences
  6. Humanities

Project can not be extended for longer than 12 months, a total budget of 250 000 GEL is available for project implementation. Project or any other activity related to the particular Call cannot be funded repeatedly for the same researcher or a group of researchers by the donor organization.

Projects that are related to one of the below-mentioned field will not receive a Funding

- Military and Nuclear technologies

- Alcohol and Tobacco production (Viticulture and winemaking is permitted)

Group of researchers who are supported by the host organization (material-technical base for research) are eligible to participate. Project should be leaded by the principal investigator who is also a representative of scientific-research sector, while key personal is expected to be the representatives of both, scientific-research and private sectors. 50 % of the project’s key personal should be young researchers, project should involve representatives (no more than 25 % of the key personal) of the research-relevant private sectors.

Project evaluation is carried out in two stages;

  1. By independent experts.
  2. By the selection committee.

 

Good Luck!