Pakistan, Belarus announce joint science and tech contest
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the State Committee on Science and Technology (SCST) of Belarus have announced to hold a joint contest of the Belarusian-Pakistani scientific and technical projects for 2019-2021.
The contest is a part of the agreement on cooperation in the field of science and technology signed on May 29, 2015 between the Governments of the Republic of Belarus and Pakistan.
Details of Contest:
Under the contest, the Pakistani and Belarusian scientists and researchers can submit joint project proposals in the priority areas in science and technology till April 15, 2019.
The coordination of this joint Call for Proposals will be carried out by MoST and SCST and shall also be coordinated through Belarusian-Pakistan Centre of Science and Technology Cooperation through their offices.
About the Joint Research Proposal:
The joint research projects can be submitted in the research areas including Materials Science and Engineering; Nanotechnology; Microelectronics; Agriculture and Biotechnology; Medicine and Pharmacy; Energy and energy saving; ICT; Standardization, development of the system of testing and quality assessment; Industrial Chemicals and Mineral explorations; Water management technologies; Water management technologies; Environmental protection and Laser technology and photonics.
Who can participate?
The programme is open to scientists, engineers, and institutions /academia of both the countries that are engaged in advanced research in one or more of the subject areas listed above. Proposals are to be developed by institutional partnership that should include Pakistani as well as Belarusian partner.