U.S. - Egypt Science & Technology Joint Fund - Call for Research Proposals

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The U.S. – Egypt Science & Technology Joint Fund Cycle 19 request for Collaborative Research and Junior Scientist Development Visit Grant proposals is now open. Collaborative Research Grants foster research collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists, with up to $200,000 USD available for each country’s research team. Junior Scientist Development Visit Grants provide up to $30,000 USD for short term non-academic training visits for Egyptian researchers to go to U.S. institutions. Researchers from U.S. and Egyptian scientific institutes, universities, research centers, and governmental agencies are eligible to apply. U.S. researchers from private sector companies are also eligible to apply.

Applications will be accepted for research in the four general areas of agriculture, energy, health, and water. All proposals must be within one of the below priority or eligible topics, or propose work at the nexus of two or more of the four general areas. 



Priority Topic: Translational research into water issues related to smart agriculture, with a focus on agriculture technologies and water irrigation, reuse, and management

Eligible Topics: Smart agriculture; irrigation; prevention, detection, and response to livestock diseases


Priority Topic: Translational infectious disease research that strengthens prevention, detection, and response for humans and/or animals

Priority Topic: Translational cancer research

Eligible Topics: Cancer; immunology; infectious diseases; anti-microbial resistance (AMR)


Eligible Topics: Energy storage systems; new trends in energy technology and innovation


Eligible Topics: Desalination technology; wastewater management and reuse


Priority Topic: Responsible conduct of research in any of the four general areas


Applications will be accepted until the deadline of March 8, 2018 at: www.nationalacademies.org/egypt