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IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant 2020: Quick-Response Research on COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, affecting human health as well as economies and societies worldwide. TWAS and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are offering a competitive grant for research collaboration. Technologists and researchers from IsDB Member Countries are invited to submit research and innovation proposals that can help address challenges directly and indirectly related to COVID-19.

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About The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

TWAS The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries works to support sustainable prosperity through research, education, policy and diplomacy. TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy. Through three decades, TWAS's mission has remained consistent: Recognize, support and promote excellence in scientific research in the developing world; Respond to the needs of young scientists in countries that are lagging in science and technology; Promote South-South and South-North cooperation in science, technology and innovation; Encourage scientific r... read more


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IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant


Aim and Benefits of IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant

  1. The programme will choose one joint- project per year. The grant amounts to a maximum of USD 50,000 per research group ­­– USD 100,000 total for the joint-project.
  2. Grants will enable the collaborating groups to purchase the research equipment and strengthen the facilities they need to enhance their partnership and productivity and to support the mobility of scientists between the participating institutions for training purposes. Partners should ensure, through the grant, that enough consumable supplies are available during such visits.

Requirements for IsDB-TWAS Joint Research & Technology Transfer Grant Qualification

  1. Each Principle Investigator (PI) must be a national of an IsDB member country and hold a PhD with good research experience and lead each research group. (Note: The PI will be responsible for the coordination of the research, submission of requested documentation and reporting of the expenses. All TWAS correspondence will be with each PI).
  2. One PI MUST be from an IsDB Least Developed Member Country and the other from any of the eligible IsDB member countries.
  3. Each member of the group should operate in a university or research institution in one of the IsDB member countries and should be represented in the proposal by a PI. No age limit is applied to the applicant.
  4. Applications from women scientists are especially encouraged.
  5. Individual young scientists or leaders of research units currently holding a TWAS Research Grant in the Basic Sciences are not eligible.

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Application Deadline

June 4, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) on onlineforms.twas.org to apply
  1. Applications must be submitted online via the TWAS online portal. The link to this page is found at the bottom of this page.
  2. Applications not submitted via this online portal will not be considered.
  3. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Therefore, it is recommended to submit your electronic application as early as possible.
  4. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  5. Please note that a researcher may only submit one application at a time and for only one kind of grant (either as an IsDB-TWAS grant or as an individual grant, as a research unitCOMSTECH or the OWSD Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowship). Applicants cannot apply for other TWAS programmes i.e. Postdoctoral, Visiting Scholar and Visiting Researcher programme within the same year in order to be present in their home country throughout the duration of the grant.
  6. For any queries please write to [email protected]

For more details, visit TWAS website


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