Open international grant competition of National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” designed to provide support to a research project implemented under the supervision of leading scientists
The grant competition objective is to: identify, in compliance with approved procedures and regulations, the best research project proposal (proposals) submitted by an applicant (applicants) seeking support in the form of a grant of the National University of Science and Technology «MISiS».
Grants of National University of Science and Technology «MISiS» are made available in the amount of up to 20 million rubles each to support research projects over a period of 1.5 years (01.07.2017 – 31.12.2018) with the possibility of being renewed based on the results of the previous work.
Envelopes with grant applications shall be submitted to the address of the grant competition organizer 119049 The NUST «MISiS», room B-520, 5th floor, Leninsky prospect, 4 Moscow
(International Research Projects Department, code №431) in the period from May 1, 2017 to May 22, 2017 (12:00 Moscow time).
Participation eligibility requirements
Research teams in collaboration with leading Russian or foreign scientists that are recognized by the global scientific community as authoritative and influential leaders within their respective fields of science and research areas that designed and submitted their grant applications in compliance with Paragraphs 5.1 to 5.4 of the Competition Documentation, are deemed as a single applicant.
A leading scientist may take part in one research project only.
Research project and research project implementation requirements
Any research projects proposed hereunder may not duplicate any prior or current research projects financially supported by different level budgets of the Russian Federation or funded from other sources;
The National University of Science and Technology «MISiS» will make its grants available to support successful research projects proposed for implementation within the following fields of science:
– Meta-materials and post-silicon electronics materials design
– Autonomous energy and energy efficiency
– Materials and technologies for improving human lifespan and overall quality of life
– Industrial design and engineering technologies to reindustrialise the economy
– Green technologies for efficient resource use
The Leading scientist undertakes an obligation as a research outcome to attract additional funding for the implementation of scientific research from other sources, at least 30% of the grant requested;