call for joint Egyptian Japanese scientific cooperation

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Within the Framework of the Science and Technology SDTF and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) announce an initiative for increased scientific cooperation between Japan and Egypt that establishes cooperative networks between Egyptian and Japanese scientists and their educational and technological institutions.

The available areas are:

  1. Water
  2. Energy
  3. Food/ agriculture
  4. Health
  5. ICT


  • Teams of researchers consisting of at least one Egyptian and one Japanese researcher are eligible for funding.
  • Teams have to be based at Egyptian and Japanese research organizations and should be working in their home countries.
  • Egyptian state and private institutions of higher education, research institutions or commercial enterprises including SMEs are eligible for funding.

For more information about the eligible Japanese institutions on the following website:

STDF will provide funding of up to 85,000 Egyptian Pounds per seminar / workshop to the Egyptian team, and JSPS will provide up to JPY 1,500,000 per seminar/ workshop to the Japanese team. Allowed per diem is $ 250 per day.
Medical insurance should be included in the travel costs.
The sending side will cover international travel expenses between the two countries.

Deadline for submission is 5 September 2018.

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