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CRDF Global calls for Researchers from joint U.S. and Russian Universities

CRDF Global is accepting proposals from joint U.S. and Russian teams for the 2014 U.S. - Russian University Research Competition. Funding for this competition was provided by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Russian universities will also provide cofunding if a research team working at its university is selected for an award.The primary goals of the competition are to:
  • Support high-quality, innovative international research by teams of U.S. and Russian researchers in the disciplines specified in this announcement;
  • Encourage diversity in the international science community; and
  • Establish sustainable joint U.S. - Russia university research collaborations.
For the 2014 Joint Basic Research Competition, proposals in the following areas of non-commercial research will be accepted:
  • Energy Saving/Energy Efficient Technologies.
  • Nanotechnology
  • Sustainable Natural Resource Management
Grant awards, each up to $110,000 USD, will be made to joint research teams of U.S. and Russian scientists.For more information, read the full Request for Proposals (RFP): 2014 US Russia University Competition RFPDownload the application forms: 2014 US Russia University Competition Application FormView Past Funding Opportunities- See more at: http://www.crdfglobal.org/grants-and-grantees/current-funding-opportunities/2014/05/19/2014-u.s.-russian-university-research-competition#sthash.l0Y371kQ.dpuf
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