Thursday, 19 April 2012

China-UK cooperation programme in global priorities grants (energy, food, biotech)

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) have launched a joint call to strengthen the existing research links between the UK and China. The deadline for applications is *30th April 2012*.

Funding will be provided to facilitate bilateral co-operation between British and Chinese research groups in the research areas of:

* *healthy ageing populations* * *energy* * *food security*

Up to £200K per project is available on the UK side; matching resources will be provided by MoST for the Chinese side It is anticipated that 1-2 joint projects will be funded in each theme area.


UK-based researchers should:

* have received funding in the last three years from BBSRC, EPSRC or MRC for collaboration which has involved partnership with China * be able to demonstrate existing and active research links with a specific Chinese institution

Further info

Full details of the call including eligibility conditions and instructions on how to apply can be found on the RCUK website:

* China-UK Programme in Global Priorities (CUKPGP)"


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