U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund

U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund

Proposals are now being accepted for two- or three-year collaborative U.S. - Egypt research grants. Egyptian junior scientists are also invited to apply for short term, non-academic training visits to U.S. institutions.

Applications will be accepted for research in the four general areas of agriculture, energy, health, and water. All proposals must be within one of the below priority or eligible topics, or propose work at the nexus of two or more of the four general areas.

• Priority Topic: Translational research into water issues related to smart agriculture, with a focus on agriculture technologies and water irrigation, reuse, and management
• Eligible Topics: Smart agriculture; irrigation; prevention, detection, and response to livestock diseases

• Priority Topic: Translational infectious disease research that strengthens prevention, detection, and response for humans and/or animals
• Priority Topic: Translational cancer research
• Eligible Topics: Cancer; immunology; infectious diseases; anti-microbial resistance (AMR)

• Eligible Topics: Energy storage systems; new trends in energy technology and innovation

• Eligible Topics: Desalination technology; wastewater management and reuse

• Priority Topic: Responsible conduct of research in any of the four general areas
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