University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Call for proposals for Research Cooperability Program, My First Collaboration Grant (1C)

Unity through Knowledge Fund announces Call for proposals for My First Collaboration Grant (1C) within Research Cooperability Program on 23rd of December 2016. The Call will be open until Wednesday, 8th of March 2017.

In the framework of this program the Fund finances small and medium-scale collaborative research projects, which are in accordance with Fund’s goals and include cooperation with Croatian scientific and expert Diaspora.

Objective of the "My First Collaboration" Grant is to unlock innovation potential of Croatian scientists at postdoctoral level through lead of scientific and technological projects in collaboration with experienced scientists or experts from Diaspora and to increase their professional experience and boost career in science or industrial research and development.

Total amount foreseen for the Research Cooperability Program, My First Collaboration Grant equals 3 million HRK. Total amount of funds awarded in this Call for proposals in the year 2017 will depend on the quality of the project proposals.

Proposed research projects are to last for period of 15 months and a single grant cannot be lower than 187.500 HRK or higher than 300.000 HRK.

Who can apply: Outstanding Croatian or foreign scientist who live and work in Croatia who have gained a PhD from at least 2 years up to 7 years from the date of the opening of the call.

Detailed information about the Call can be found at Fund's web site (http://www.ukf.hr/default.aspx?id=1444) and all inquiries should be addressed to the UKF Secretariat at the Unity through Knowledge Fund, e-mail: office@ukf.hr; phone: +385 1 23 52 685; address: UKF, Ilica 24, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

Best regards,

Alessia Pozzi
Program Manager