MIT-Czech Republic Seed Fund - Call and Info Session

Following the cooperation between the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) within the MIT-Czech Republic Seed Fund, a call for joint project proposals is open from 13 September to 13 December 2022. The call is open to all scientific disciplines.  

Project proposals can be submitted here

At the same time, an online info session on the MIT-Czech Republic Seed Fund (invitation here) is scheduled to take place on September 28, 2022, at 16:00 CET (10:00 EDT). The meeting is intended for interested researchers from MIT, CAS research institutes and all universities in the Czech Republic.

If you wish to participate, please register for the online session here

The program was established in collaboration between MIT, the CAS, the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, and its subsidiary, IOCB TECH. Now it is funded by the IOCB TECH Endowment Fund, which will contribute 200.000 USD over the next two years. The funds will be distributed among three to five new collaborations and can cover travel and accommodation costs associated with working meetings and research internships. Successful applicants will be chosen by April 2023, and the first trips will be possible in June 2023.


Mobility Plus Projects with ANID (Chile) from 2023 - Call for project proposals

Based on the bilateral agreement on scientific cooperation between the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chilean Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID), the CAS institutes are eligible to submit Mobility Plus Project proposals (International Networks Development / Fomento de Vinculación Internacional at ANID side).

Application period: 3. 8. 2022 – 15. 9. 2022

A preview of the project proposal forms is available here: form.

Project proposals shall be submitted exclusively via the KIS online application. Find more details about the conditions of submission of proposals in the Call.


Mobility Plus Projects with CNRS (France) from 2023 - Call for project proposals

Based on the bilateral agreement on scientific cooperation between the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and French Centre national de la recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the CAS institutes are eligible to submit Mobility Plus Project proposals (International Emerging Actions at CNRS side).

Application period: 27. 6. 2022 – 16. 9. 2022

Project proposals must be primarily submitted by CNRS researchers in accordance with the terms and conditions of the CNRS, as the proposals are primarily assessed by the CNRS. Eligible applicants for financial support at the CAS side are only researchers with affiliation to CAS institutes, who, in agreement with a French partner, fill in a simpler version of the project proposal form in the KIS online application (preview of the form can be found here: MPP-CNRS). The project proposal must be finally approved in the KIS application by the director of the institute no later than September 16, 2022.

Please find more information here: https://www.avcr.cz/en/academic-public/international-affairs/news/Mobility-Plus-Projects-with-CNRS-from-2023-Call-for-project-proposals/.