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TUBITAK, PSF call proposals for research projects till Jan 15.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) in collaboration with Turkish Research Council calls for proposals under bilateral cooperation for the duration up to 24 months to enhance quality of research in both the countries.

The joint call will be opened till January 15 for the applicants on both sides for the online applications.

The aim of the call is to allow partners to collaborate bilaterally, and gain access to new research environments, facilities, knowledge and expertise, an official of PSF told reporter.

'Pakistani applicants are required to email the complete set of application (in one single file) to director international Liaison on and lt; and gt; while the Turkish applicants will make their joint application online via The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey's (TUBITAK's) online system reachable from', he informed.

The projects will be monitored through progress reports and the final report by both PSF and The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey for its content and progress, the official said.

'The funding will be provided jointly by TUBITAK and PSF in the form of non-repayable project grants', he informed.

Topics for the research proposals included Renewable Energy, Earth Sciences, Aeronautics, Materials Science, Biotechnology and Environmental Science.

It is a prerequisite that projects include the participation of at least one Pakistani and one Turkish research institution/university.

TUBITAK and PSF are intending to fund 10 projects through this joint call . The Pakistani partners that are eligible for funding can receive up to 6,000,000 Pakistani Rupee(E48,000 EURO) per project, he further informed.

The continuation of funding, he further added, will be decided on the basis of this evaluation with reference to innovative insights, exploitable research results and the creation of foundations for a well-founded and sustainable partnership between Pakistan and Turkey.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 9, 2017
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