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World Academy of Sciences — African Research Cooperation with Germany

Through the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits, post-doctoral researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa make cooperation visits to institutes in Germany. The visits are limited to three months, with the aim of promoting longer-term collaboration. Preference is for young PhD-level scientists, particularly women. The next application deadline is 31 March 2018. Link

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African Innovation Fund — Innovation Prize for Africa 2018

The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) honors and encourages innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency, or saving cost in Africa. Priority areas for the IPA include agriculture and agribusiness; environment, energy, and water; and others. The competition is open to African entrepreneurs, academics, and inventors — and to Africans in the […]

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International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology — Research Fellowships 2018

The Arturo Falaschi Fellowships Program offers long and short-term fellowships to assist in the training of scientists from ICGEB’s member states, including many developing countries. The fellowships are for research at collaborating universities in Trieste, New Delhi, and Cape Town. For doctoral fellowships, the application deadline is 31 March 2018. For post-doctoral fellowships, the deadlines […]

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Euromena Consulting — Awards for African Start-ups

Euromena Consulting launches the first edition of its Euromena Awards. The awards are intended for companies or innovative projects with social, economic, environmental and/or societal impact. Proposed projects should be related to Africa and/or be established in the region. The three winners will receive coaching and support for 6 months and share a €10 thousand […]

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UK Natural Environment Research Council — Exploring Colombian Bio Resources

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) invite research proposals under the ‘Exploring and understanding Colombian bio resources’ call. Collaborative UK and Colombian research projects should support the identification and understanding of the benefits provided by biodiversity, new technologies, and social frameworks.The specific themes are described in the […]

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Masdar Institute — Graduate Studies in Environmental Sciences in the UAE

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi provides a cross-disciplinary program of study and research focused on sustainable technologies and policies. Masdar offers full financial scholarships to qualified candidates for masters and doctoral degree programs. Subject areas include water and environmental engineering, among others. For international applicants, the application deadline is 31 […]

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Global Social Venture Competition — Competition 2018

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is a partnership of business schools in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to support their social ventures. Past winners include plans for water supply, energy micro-credit, agricultural technology, ecological building materials, and other environmental themes. The GSVC will award […]

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Hult Prize Foundation — Hult Prize 2018

The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which brings together college and university students to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The 2017 theme is “Harnessing the Power of Energy”. Students past or present from any college or university in the world are invited to form small teams. The Hult Prize runs […]

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India Department of Science & Technology  — Indo-Hungarian Joint Research

The Indian Department of Science & Technology (DST) calls for proposals for joint research projects between India and Hungary. Grants are to promote collaborative projects between at least one Indian and one Hungarian scientist. Themes are energy and water; biotechnology; and others.  Proposals must be submitted in English. The application deadline is 17 November 2017. More […]

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Research Council of Norway — India/Norway Research on Bio-Economy

India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) will jointly fund Indo-Norwegian research in mutually agreed fields. The current call in the field of bio-economy research will focus on the following topics: agriculture and land-based food; biotech; aquaculture; and bioenergy/biofuel. Joint proposals must be developed in cooperation between principal […]

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