| Deadline: 31 March 2017

Call of the 'Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups'

In order to increase the scientific cooperation between Helmholtz Research Centres and Russian Research Institutions, the Helmholtz Association and the Russian Science Foundation announce the opening of a first call for applications for Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups: It is open for applications in the two research areas 'Biomedicine' and 'Information and Data Science'  from 15 December 2016 until 31 March 2017.

At the Russian Science Foundation the proposals will be part of an open public competition for the activity 'Basic Scientific Research and Exploratory Scientific Research, Conducted by International Research Teams'.

The aim of this joint funding programme is to identify mutual scientific interests between researchers of the Helmholtz Research Centres and Russian Research Institution / Universities. A focus of this programme lies in the support and encouragement of early stage researchers in both countries to pursue a career in science and establish new international links and exchange of knowledge on the basis of excellent research projects.

The first call for Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups is open for applications in the two research areas 'Biomedicine' and 'Information and Data science' from 15 December 2016 until 31 March 2017.

After a review period of five months up to six Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups will be selected for funding.

Source & link to full call information: Helmholtz Association