Call for Research Proposals


*All organizations/Universities recognised by HEC may also apply for grants under 4th Call for Proposals.

Pakistan Science Foundation, under Competitive Research Programme, intends to provide funding upto PKR 20.00 Million to researchers, engineers, technologists and innovators who can develop products in collaboration with industry/private sector.

June 30, 2021

Proposals on idea of a product development having potential to substitute imports, enhance exports and/or be used as local raw material for value addition will be preferred.

The Principal Investigator must be a researchers in Public Sector institution/industry. Project team may include researchers from industry/private sector. However, funds will be released to public sector organizations by PSF.

The Application proforma must clearly mention name of the product to be developed. Share of the Industry/private sector (15-20% cash or kind) should be highlighted in the application and application proforma must be accompanied by the letter of intent from private sector along-with Business Plan on separate proforma specified by PSF.

Note: The detailed project proposals along-with C.Vs, Quotations and industry letter of contribution will be requested from the P.Is after two weeks of the deadline if the concept is shortlisted by the Scrutiny Committee. The P.Is are therefore requested to remain prepared with the detailed proposals as per PSF format available in the downloads. The Business Plan along-with Project Dashboard should be uploaded during initial registration at PSF website. Proforma available at PSF : Competitive Research Program.

Submit Proforma online

Director Research Support
Project Manager, Competitive Research Programme,
Pakistan Science Foundation, 1-Constitution Avenue, Islamabad. G-5/2
Phone: 051-9209664
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