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15/05/2017 16:36

Joined Call of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia and the National Research Council (CNR), Italy

The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia (SRNSFG) and the National Research Council (CNR), Italy are pleased to invite applicants for the joint SRNSFG-CNR research/ mobility call. The competition aims to strengthen collaboration among scientists and scientific centers of Georgia and Italy, to support the mobility and research activities of scientists through funding joint projects. The call is open in two categories: Joined research project (with the duration of two years) Joined Seminars The grant scholarship is administered and equally supported by the two foundations: SRNSFG and CNR. The Georgian scientists are invited to submit their proposal at Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, while Italian researchers apply at the National Research Council. Applicants are expected to submit the following:   Project proposal in English and in Georgian, printed and signed by the project coordinator, also on CD with the detailed information on budget, goals and objectives, action plan, CVs of the engaged personnel. Certificates which prove qualification and working experience of the Georgian applicants; Deadline of the application: June 30, 14:00 (by Tbilisi Time). Late application will be rejected. The joint call is administered based on the following regulatory documents: Decree of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia; Decree of the General Director at SRNSFG; Eligibility criteria; Template of the joined proposal; Information is also available on CNR’s web page: https://www.cnr.it/en/news/7463/nuovi-bandi-accordi-bilaterali-cnr-con-l-internazionalizzazione-la-ricerca-va-lontano Joint call coordinators at the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia: Office of International Relations and fundraising   Ms. Mariam Keburia keburia@rustaveli.org.ge   +995 322 200 220 (extension: 4022)   Mr. Irakli Grdzelishvil grdzelishvili@rustaveli.org.ge +995 322 200 220 (extension: 4406)
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05/05/2017 17:24

The foundation opens call for the French National Center for Scientific Research and Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation joint call - international Program for Scientific Cooperation (PICS)

The foundation opens call for the French National Center for Scientific Research and Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation joint call -  international Program for Scientific Cooperation (PICS) Under the call two group of scientists have to send joint application, one of them have to be involved in CNRS or other organization/laboratory associated with it, as for the second group, it must be presented by the scientist who are the   citizens   of other country but are their partners.     The key condition of the call is presenting joint application, prouf of cooperation between Georgian and French scientists which has to have  published one joint publication. Within the project of International Scientific cooperation (CNRS PICS) the foundation will fund a group of Georgian Scientists while the group of French Scientists will be financed by CNRS. The amount of grantee from the foundation must not be more than 10000 Euros equivalent in GEL per year. Grant can be used for the following category of the budget: business trips to partner countries(travel expenses) expenses of seminars and workshshops Other expenses related to research Amount of money required in other expenses must not be more than 50 percent of the whole amount Under the CNRS PICS call preference will be given to the group of scientists who are not older than 45 years short description of the program in English is available here   http://www.cnrs.fr/derci/spip.php?article881&lang=en Call conditions in French are given on the following link  http://www.cnrs.fr/derci/spip.php?article51&lang=fr The length of funded program must not be more than 36 months For the preparation of project proposal, the head of the group of Georgian scientists has to send all the necessary documents to her/his French colleague(in English or in French) in accordance with CNRS form(see this form in English in the appendix 2). Deadline to present online application in CNRS online registration system is 12 June, 2017  French and Georgian heads of the project should present joint applications in CRNS and National Science Foundation of Georgia before 15 th of June 17:00 PM. It has to be presented in pdf format and has to be saved in disk(CDR) see appendix 2.  In the application presented in the Foundation has to be included the description of the activities of Georgian and French partners and the application has to be signed by the both heads of the project.   The joint statement signed by the head of the project and by the head of the administration of host institution has to be presented at the chancellery of the Foundation. Evaluation committee which consists of with the independent experts of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia make a decision about the size of funding for the winner projects nominated by CNRS. Detailed information about the call conditions are available in the following links The decree of Minister of Ministry of Education and Science in Georgia The decree of Director General of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia Projects application(English) Joint application form  Timeframe of call administration April 2017-announcement of the call May 2017 Opening the call 12/06/2017 -  Deadline of sending the applications in CNRS online registration system.; 15/06/2017 – Deadline of presenting the applications at the chancellery of  Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia.  March 2018-Results will be announced For additional information contact to  Contact person in CNRS Gulnara Le Torrivellec  +33 1 44 96 44 53  Gulnara.LETORRIVELLEC@cnrs-dir.fr Program coordinator at Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia Irakli Grdzelishvili +995 322 200 220 (4406);  grdzelishvili@rustaveli.org.ge
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31/03/2017 12:07

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation announces 2017 MA research call

MA research call is dedicated to support MA students to study in accredited Georgian Universities in order to advance their scientific research skills and improve the quality of academic research papers of MA studies in Georgia. Additionally, MA research call promotes building up improved research capacity in higher education institutions of Georgia.  The call is open to citizens of Georgia who are currently students of Georgian accredited higher educational institutions and are studying at the senior or junior year of an undergraduate (MA) course. The project duration must be 4-10 months and the total budget of the project should not exceed 6000 GEL. In order to apply for the call, all necessary documents must be sent to the following e-mail address: mr@rustaveli.org.ge from 03.07.2017 until 24.10.2017, 17:00 Statement of participating in the call must be submitted to the Office of until 17:00 of 27 October 2017 at the following address: Tbilisi, 1 Aleksidze, 3 rd Floor, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (Chancellery) For more information about the call, contact the program coordinators: D.Chichua Tel: + (995 32) 2 200 220 (41 of 33) E-mail:chichua@rustaveli.org.ge V. Lomidze E-mail: lomidze@rustaveli.org.ge  
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31/03/2017 10:00

The Foundation announces call for proposals - Targeted Research & Development Initiatives STCU & SRNSF 2017-2018

In accordance with the “Statement of Intent to Cooperate Between the Science and Technology Center in Ukraine (STCU) and the Georgian National Science Foundation (since February 2016- Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation - SRNSF), the STCU and the SRNSF jointly issue this 2017 call for proposals within the framework of the Targeted Research & Development Initiatives (TRDI) Program in the following priority areas: Biotechnologies and Life Sciences New Materials and Nanotechnologies Information and Communications Technologies Project proposals should be limited to total budgets not to exceed US$ 70,000. Half of that, which is approximately US$ 35.000, should only be allocated by STCU for Grants (labour costs) and the Technology Transfer training, which is a part of the TI Program. A strict requirement for all project submissions is the involvement of at least one scientific collaborator letter from any of the two western funding parties: United States or the European Union. (It is preferable to seek collaborators from a minimum of two western funding parties.) In order to receive detailed information regarding the call administration, please visit the Georgian version of the website or contact the coordinators of the call:   Mr. David Chichua, Main Specialist of the Department of Grants and Programs Administration, Evaluation and Analysis Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation 1 Aleksidze Str. Tbilisi, 0193, Georgia Email:chichua@rustaveli.org.ge   Mr. Irakli Grdzelishvili Main Specialist of the Department of the Office of International Relations and Fundraising Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Email: grdzelishvili@rustaveli.org.ge
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