The 2020 Joint Research Project Call for Proposals between DOST and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People’s Republic of China is now open.
Identified priority areas: a. Health b. Agriculture c. Renewable Energy
A total of eight (08) new projects can be approved during this call for proposals. DOST will provide an annual funding of up to Php 8,000,000.00 for each approved research project, while MOST will provide an annual funding of up to RMB 1,000,000.00 for the Chinese counterpart. Each project should have a maximum duration of two (2) years.
For reference, below is the timeline for the 2020 DOST-MOST JRP Call for Proposals:
Deadline for submitting applications: 26 June 2020
Exchange lists of applications that meet the eligibility requirements: By the end of June 2020
Exchange of respective review results: By the end of September 2020
Selection decision and announcement: By the end of October 2020
Start of project: From January 2021 to December 2022
Submission of final reports: Upon completion of each project
Interested parties are advised to coordinate with prospective counterpart/collaborator in China to craft the project proposals. The Filipino researcher must submit the capsule proposal to DOST through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Cooperation while the Chinese counterpart will submit the same to MOST for separate review and evaluation. Only proposals that are endorsed for further submission of full-blown proposals will undergo technical review and possible approval by both DOST and MOST. The necessary DOST-GIA forms may be downloaded at http://tiny.cc/DOSTGIAForms.