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DOST Calls for Scientific Research Proposals

Friday, June 29, 2012 12:00 AM    Views : 341by:DOST-JSPS Secretariat

The Department of Science and Technology invites all Filipino researchers, scientists from local universities and research institutions to submit research proposals for 3-year funding under the Joint Research Program (JRP) for Fiscal Year 2013 of the Department of Science and Technology Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Joint Scientific Cooperation Program.

Filipino researchers will be required to establish or have existing collaborations with Japanese Researchers in their proposals to be evaluated based on the DOST Grants-in-Aid Program guidelines and priority areas viz. health, nutrition and environment; climate change; emerging technologies viz. biotechnology, nanotechnology, genomics, advanced food production technology, and advanced manufacturing technology. Proposals from Japanese researchers will be evaluated by the JSPS based on a separate set of priorities and guidelines. The DOST and the JSPS will select one joint project for 2013.

The Joint Research Program is a bilateral exchange program jointly conducted by Filipino and Japanese researchers in accordance with their mutual agreement on international scientific collaboration signed in 23 March 2004. It is open to Filipino and Japanese researchers in universities or research institutions based on the principle of equal partnership. It aims to cope with highly productive research on all scientific fields.

Proposals must be addressed to ENGR. MA. LOURDES P. ORIJOLA, Assistant Secretary and Program Director, DOST-JSPS, Rm 206 DOST-Central Office, Department of Science and Technology, Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City 1631 and submitted by email at jsps@dost.gov.ph or dostjsps@yahoo.com not later than July 30, 2012. Inquiries can be made thru telephone numbers (02) 837-2940 or 837-2071 local 2030. Application forms are available for download below.

Source:http://dost.gov.ph/

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