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Announcement on funding bilateral cooperation program in biomedical field

According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NAFOSTED - NHMRC of Australia on 15 December 2015, based on the funding plan approved by President of the NAFOSTED's Board of Trustees, NAFOSTED announces the first NAFOSTED – NHMRC call for joint research proposal in the field of biomedical. Proposals submission: From 6 December 2017 to 5:00pm 28 February 2018

Call for proposals in basic research in social sciences and humanities (Round I/2018)

National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) is pleased to launch the call for application: Basic research in social sciences and humanities (Round I/2018). Application submission deadline: to 17h00, Friday 29 September 2017.

Call for Application for Potential Research Project according to Circular 40/2014/TT-BKHCN dated on 18 December 2014 by the Ministry of Science and Technology

National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) is pleased to launch the call for application for potential research project starting from 2017. Application submission time until 17h00, Thursday 31 August 2017

Announcement on approved projects in RCUK – NAFOSTED – TRF – DIPI 2016 Joint Funding Program

On 03 February 2017, President of NAFOSTED Board of Trustees has approved list of 05 project selected for funding in the framework of NAFOSTED – RCUK Joint Funding Program (Decision No.11/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED).

Call for applicants for 2017 NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Program

Under the framework of the signed Memorandum of Understanding, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and Belgium’s Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) are now calling for application for 2017 NAFOSTED - FWO Bilateral Program. Submission deadline is 01 June 2017 (Thursday).

Call for applications: Short-term research fellowship in the UK under the NAFOSTED - UK Academies collaboration programme

In 2016, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and both the British Academy (BA) and Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) signed a collaboration framework to execute Phase 2 of the “Researcher mobility grants’’. In accordance with this framework, the Vietnamese scientists working in the fields of Natural sciences, Engineering, Social sciences & Humanities will have opportunities to undertake short-term (from one to six months) research in the UK with funding from NAFOSTED. In parallel, funding from the UK Academies will allows Vietnamese and UK scientists in these fields to take part in a two-way exchange to work both in Vietnam and the UK in the same year. The Newton Fund in Vietnam has allowed these collaborations between NAFOSTED and BA, RAEng to take place. The NAFOSTED application process, for the first intake, is open from, the 17 April 2017 to the 16 June 2017. Details on submission guidance are below

Vietnam – UK Newton Mobility Grants  2017 Funding Call

Vietnam – UK Newton Mobility Grants 2017 Funding Call

The British Academy is also calling for applications for Newton Mobility Grants under the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is an initiative that aims to develop the long-term sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance commitment.

Call for applications: Short-term research fellowship in the UK under the NAFOSTED - UK Academies collaboration programme

NAFOSTED is currently calling for applications to join the short-term research fellowship in the UK under the NAFOSTED - UK Academies collaboration programme. Applications for this second call in 2016 can be received during the period from 21 October to 30 November 2016 and will be evaluated as soon as the submission is received.

Announcement on 2016 NAFOSTED – NHMRC Joint networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers

Under the framework of the signed Memorandum of Understanding, on 29th – 30th November 2016, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED), together with the National Health and Medical Research council of Australia (NHMRC), will co-organize the NAFOSTED - NHMRC networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers in Hanoi.

Call for proposals in basic research in natural sciences and engineering (Round I/2016)

Under the framework of basic research funding program in natural sciences and engineering, we would like to announce the first proposal intake for 2016. The submission deadline is 15 July 2016.

RCUK-DIPI-TRF-NAFOSTED Research Partnerships Call: UK – Indonesia - Thailand – Vietnam Research Partnerships Call for Proposals 2016

The Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Indonesia Science Fund (DIPI), the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) are pleased to invite applications to the UK – South-East Asia Research Partnerships Call 2016.

NAFOSTED’s activities on the celebration of Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 2016)

In May 2016, NAFOSTED has organized many activities to celebrate Vietnam Science and Technology Day (18 May), including the preparation for Ta Quang Buu Prize Award Ceremony 2016 and meetings with international partners towards future collaboration opportunities.

Umicore Materials Technology PhD Award

On the initiative of Umicore, the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and the Fund for Scientific Research-FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS) award the Umicore Materials Technology PhD Award in recognition of an original contribution in one of the following fields: • Recycling / resources scarcity (related to metals) • Materials for catalysis • Materials for batteries

Short-tem research fellowship opportunities in the UK for Vietnamese researchers under the NAFOSTED and UK Academies collaboration programme

NAFOSTED is currently calling for applications to join the partnership programme with the UK Academies. Applications can be received during the period from 20 May 2016 until 27 June 2016 and will be evaluated as soon as the submission is received.

Ta Quang Buu Prize

Ta Quang Buu Prize Nominations 2016

NAFOSTED has released 9 nominees for Ta Quang Buu Prize 2016. Five (05) nominees for Major Prizes and four (04) nominees for Young Scientist Prizes. The Prize Committee is going to review, select and recommend scientists who will receive the Prize in April 2016. The Prize Presentation is going to be organized in Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 18th 2016) in Hanoi.

Announcement on list of approved scientific research projects in NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Joint Funding Program 2015

On 30 December 2015, Chairman of NAFOSTED’s Management Board has signed the Degree to approve funding for 07 research projects in the framework of NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Joint Funding Program 2015.

NAFOSTED signed MOU with NHMRC of Australia

With the aim of expanding collaboration, thus improve performance of funding and supporting programs for scientific research, in December 2015, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) has signed MOU with National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia.

Guidance conference on VIIP Subproject proposals for proposing organizations of C1 and C2 Subprojects – Round II/2015

Following the request of Mr. Richard Adams, VIIP international expert and on the approval of World Bank and PMU, on 3rd November 2015, NAFOSTED hold conference on “C1/C2 Subproject proposal preparedness Guide” at Minister of Defense’s Guest House (No. 33, Pham Ngu Lao street, Hanoi) to provide instructions on completing proposals for organizations submitting C1 and C2 subproject proposals in Round II/2015.

Short-term research fellowship opportunities in the UK under the NAFOSTED and UK Academies programme

In 2014, within the framework of the Newton Fund Vietnam, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and the British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering (the UK Academies) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the delivery of “Mobility grants” to support researchers in the fields of social sciences and humanities, and engineering, to undertake short-term research in the UK and Vietnam. NAFOSTED is currently calling for applications to join the partnership programme with the UK Academies.

Meeting between NAFOSTED and Ministry of Science and Technology of Lao People’s Democratic Public (Lao MOST)

In 29th September 2015, at Vietnam MOST’s venue, following the framework of Lao MOST’s visit to Vietnam, Lao MOST delegates led by Minister Boviengkham Vongdara appointed meeting with National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) about sharing experiences in building and operating a national foundation for science and technology development. Mr. Tran Quoc Khanh - Deputy Minister of Vietnam MOST-cum-NAFOSTED President, along with the members of NAFOSTED Management Council, representatives of NAFOSTED Managing body and representatives of Vietnam MOST International Cooperation Department attended the meeting.


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