Announcement on approved projects in RCUK – NAFOSTED – TRF – DIPI 2016 Joint Funding Program

On 03 February 2017, President of NAFOSTED Board of Trustees has approved list of 05 project selected for funding in the framework of NAFOSTED – RCUK Joint Funding Program (Decision No.11/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED). List of approved project for funding (in Vietnamese). Following that, NAFOSTED Executive Office has conducted financial assessment and on 24 May 2017, Decision No. 76/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED has been signed by the Board of Trustees’ President approving financial plans of these 05 projects. In the next weeks, NAFOSTED shall announce to […]

Call for applicants for 2017 NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Program

1. General Information National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and Belgium’s Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding on the delivery of a joint funding program for bilateral research projects of Vietnamese and Belgium researchers. In this framework, time requirement for each research project shall be from 02 to 03 years. Research proposals to be funded must show strong partnership between Belgium and Vietnamese team, as well as necessity and good impacts for both Vietnam […]

Call for applications: Short-term research fellowship in the UK under the NAFOSTED – UK Academies collaboration programme

In 2016, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and both the British Academy (BA) and Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) signed a collaboration framework to execute Phase 2 of the “Researcher mobility grants’’. In accordance with this framework, the Vietnamese scientists working in the fields of Natural sciences, Engineering, Social sciences & Humanities will have opportunities to undertake short-term (from one to six months) research in the UK with funding from NAFOSTED. In parallel, funding from the […]

Vietnam – UK Newton Mobility Grants 2017 Funding Call

The British Academy is also calling for applications for Newton Mobility Grants under the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is an initiative that aims to develop the long-term sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance commitment. This scheme helps strengthen the research and innovation capacity of Vietnam-based researchers by facilitating exchanges of researchers. Applicants should be researchers from academic establishments or government-funded research institutes. Awards […]

Announcement on 2016 NAFOSTED – NHMRC Joint networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers

Under the framework of the signed Memorandum of Understanding, on 29th – 30th November 2016, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED), together with the National Health and Medical Research council of Australia (NHMRC), will co-organize the NAFOSTED – NHMRC networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers in Hanoi. This is the first official activity in the joint funding program between NAFOSTED and NHMRC and its outcomes will help inform future joint activities under the Memorandum of […]

Call for proposals in basic research in natural sciences and engineering (Round I/2016)

Under the framework of basic research funding program in natural sciences and engineering, we would like to announce the first proposal intake for 2016 as below: 1. Funding objectives: – To create favorable research environment in order to promote basic research activities at scientific and technological organizations in Vietnam. – To enhance research capabilities and develop robust research communities in order to enrich Vietnamese science and technology workforce. – To improve research quality towards international standards. – To promote international […]

RCUK-DIPI-TRF-NAFOSTED Research Partnerships Call: UK – Indonesia – Thailand – Vietnam Research Partnerships Call for Proposals 2016

The Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Indonesia Science Fund (DIPI), the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) are pleased to invite applications to the UK – South-East Asia Research Partnerships Call 2016. This initiative will provide funding for high-quality collaborative research projects between UK, Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese researchers which address the following topics: Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health Water Resources Tropical Peatlands and Mangroves The objective is to deliver significant […]

Announcement on list of approved scientific research projects in NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Joint Funding Program 2015

On 30 December 2015, Chairman of NAFOSTED’s Management Board has signed the Degree to approve funding for 07 research projects in the framework of NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Joint Funding Program 2015 (Degree 221/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED). List of research projects approved for funding (Vietnamese) In January 2016, NAFOSTED Executive Office shall review financial plans of those projects. After these financial plans have been approved by the Management Board, we shall notify projects’ Principal Investigators to make final amendment and sign their contracts […]

Short-term research fellowship opportunities in the UK under the NAFOSTED and UK Academies programme

In 2014, within the framework of the Newton Fund Vietnam, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and the British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering (the UK Academies) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the delivery of “Mobility grants” to support researchers in the fields of social sciences and humanities, and engineering, to undertake short-term research in the UK and Vietnam. NAFOSTED is currently calling for applications to join the partnership programme with the UK Academies. Applications […]

Announcement: VIIP subproject review results – Round 1 (I/2015)

After receiving Vietnam Inclusive Innovation Project (VIIP) proposals of Round 1 (I/2015) (closing date: 31st March 2015), the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) organized subproject appraisals following procedures printed in Subproject Execution Manual. In Round I/2015, Technical Committee has approved 15 subprojects to receive VIIP funds, including 3 C1 subprojects, 4 C2 Subprojects, 5 C3 subprojects, 3 C4 subprojects (Approved subproject list attached below). NAFOSTED is currently cooperating with associated units to implement the following steps: support […]

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