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Call for projects between France and Senegal

The French Embassy in Senegal and the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation in Senegal are launching a call for projects to seed or develop scientific cooperation between the two countries. It aims at fostering the mobility of researchers. Application deadline: 15 April 2019.


Eligibility

Funding

Application process

Contact and information


Eligibility

Researchers from all scientific fields can apply. Projects will be selected on the following criteria:

  • Scientific excellence
  • Team complementarity
  • Impact on the training of earlystage researchers and their participation

Additional criteria will be considered, like the development of new cooperations, involvement of economic partners or skills and knowledge transfer.

The French and Senegalese partners must be active in a laboratory which is acknowledged respectively  by the French HCERES and the Senegalese Ministry for Higher Education, research and Innovation.

 

Read the call for projects

 

Funding

Projects will be funded for a maximum duration of 2 years (no renewable). The maximum funding is 5.000€ per year.

Following costs can be covered by the funding:

  • Travel costs between the 2 countries
  • Costs for accommodation
  • Costs related to the research project

 

Application process

The project coordinator must submit before April 15 the following documents :

  • Project description (max. 10 pages, appendix excluded)
  • Agreement between the partner organisations justifying their collaboration and commitment
  • Commitment letter of economic partners
  • Commitment letter of cofunders
  • CV of involved researchers

Application must be sent to

antoine.le-grand@diplomatie.gouv.fr

and to

mamadou-1.diop@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Project coordinators will be notified in late May for a project start in June 2019.

 

Contact and information

Antoine Le Grand , Attaché de Coopération scientifique et universitaire

antoine.le-grand@diplomatie.gouv.fr

 

Tafsir Babacar Ndoye, Direction Financement, Recherche, Développement technologique

ndoyetafsir@hotmail.fr

 

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