Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT), Iran has opened the call for joint research proposals between 15.11.2016 to 24.01.2017

General Guidelines for application of Joint Research projects between Pakistan and Iran:

  • Following are the Priority Areas for Joint Research Projects
    • Engineering and Material Sciences
    • Nanotechnology
    • Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
    • Natural Resources Engineering
  • The duration of projects should not exceed 2-years
  • Maximum grant limit would be 5,000 Euros each side
  • Joint R&D projects must contribute towards development of Technology, Process, Technique, Prototype and have commercial elements for socio-economic development
  • Objectives and expected outcomes should be clear and bullet-wise
  • Proposals should be submitted on prescribed proforma completed in all respects by providing complete details of joint research work, time and cost
  • Two hard copies should be submitted to the Foundation along-with soft copy
  • Proposals should be submitted to PSF through proper channel
  • Pakistani P.Is will submit proposals to PSF while Iranian scientists will submit proposals to Ministry of Science Research & Technology, Iran
  • PSF will provide funding to Pakistani P.I while Iranian scientists will get funding from MSRT, Iran
  • No transfer of funds is allowed beyond borders i.e. PSF funds will be utilized in Pakistan while Iranian funds in Iran only
  • Prescribed Project Proposal proforma is available at PSF website

Click here to download Prescribed Project Proposal proforma

The Pakistani scientists must submit two hard copies and electronic copy through email to:

Pakistan Science Foundation
Saman Rauf
Scientific Officer
Pakistan Science Foundation
1-Constition Avenue, G-5/2, Islamabad
Telephone: 051-9203566
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