RFBR–Iran 2017 Competition for Basic Research Projects in Association with the Iran National Science Foundation

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RFBR–Iran 2017 Competition for Basic Research Projects in Association with   the Iran National Science Foundation
Start: 15 June 2016 End: 12 September 2016 Application deadline: 8 June 2016 - 9 August 2016 Dates: 2 January 2017 - 31 December 2019 Website: http://www.rfbr.ru/rffi/ru/international_announcement/o_1955799 Review: 30 November 2016

Start: June 15, 09:19

End: September 12, 09:20

Proposal submission deadline: 08.06.2016 – 09.08.2016

Project implementation period: 02.01.2017 – 31.12.2019

Website:http://www.rfbr.ru/rffi/ru/international_announcement/o_1955799

Competition for basic research projects in association with the RFBR and the Iran National Science Foundation

The competition aims to enhance international cooperation in basic research and provide financial support for joint basic research projects of Russia and Iran.

The competition only allows basic research projects mutually agreed upon by the private individuals on part of Russia and Iran. The private individuals on part of Russia and Iran need to agree upon the content and title of research and submit it to the competition: Russian participants – to the RFBR, Iranian – to the INSF.

The project title in English must be identical in the proposals of Russian and Iranian participants.

Competition themes:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Material sciences
  4. Neurosciences
  5. Nuclear physics
  6. Earth sciences, including the exploration of the Caspian Sea and the Antarctic
  7.  Life sciences
  8. Humanities and social sciences
  9. Fundamentals of engineering sciences
  10. Space research
  11. Computational research, software, and communication
  12. Mega-science

Information for Iranian partners:


An identical proposal with an identical English title should be submitted to the Iran National Science Foundation. For detailed information on proposal submission, requirements, and forms of competition documents, please contact the competition coordinator on part of Iran:

Payam Parsizadeh 
The Office of International Affairs 
Tel: +98 21 82161117; Fax: +98 21 88003981 
Email: international@insf.org 
Website: https://en.insf.org/ 
Iran National Science Foundation 
33, 5th St., North Kargar St., Tehran, Iran. 
Postal Code: 1439634665

Potential partners:

Any other Iranian universities and scientific institutions are welcome to take part in the implementation of a joint project within the competition.

Nota Bene:

For detailed information on this and other competitions, please refer to the International Offices of SPbPU (Department of International Scientific and External Economic Relations): tel. 8 (812) 324-06-44; e-mail: ss.antonov@spbstu.ru,k.belyaevskaya@spbstu.ru anton.evdokimov@spbstu.ru