Grant program of the American Office of Naval Research Global

27. 07. 2022

We would like to take the opportunity to inform you about the grant program of the American Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global) that seeks proposals focused on high risk/high reward fundamental research being conducted by Ukrainian researchers and their collaborators.

Since the grant is a seed fund, the ONR Global is looking for early-stage research ideas relevant to the technology areas of interest to ONR Global. The ONR Global may award one grant or multiple grants. The number of grants and amounts of funding for each grant will depend on the proposals submitted.

Potential Technical Disciplines:

  • Physics, especially Quantum (including theoretical)
  • Quantum optics / Quantum sensing
  • Biological Sciences/Technology / Earth science
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Signal processing
  • Synthetic biology
  • Power and energy
  • Sensors and sense-making

The initial research abstracts will be sent to the e-mail address: (Ms Markéta Říhová, Division of International Cooperation, CAS).

The deadline for submission of the initial research abstracts is 5 August 2022.

More information about the ONR Global grant can be found in the attached documents: ONR Global Research Grant, Attachment 3 - NAME_INSTITUTION_DATE_NICOP-QuadChart Template, Attachment 2 - White Paper Template, Attachment 1 - N00014-22-S-B001-Amendment-0001.


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The primary mission of the CAS is to conduct research in a broad spectrum of natural, technical and social sciences as well as humanities. This research aims to advance progress of scientific knowledge at the international level, considering, however, the specific needs of the Czech society and the national culture.

President of the CAS

Prof. Eva Zažímalová has started her second term of office in May 2021. She is a respected scientist, and a Professor of Plant Anatomy and Physiology.

She is also a part of GCSA of the EU.