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CFP: Программа НАТО «Наука ради мира и безопасности»

 

 

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is accepting proposals for Multi-Year Projects and Events (Advanced Research Workshops, Advanced Training Courses and Advanced Study Institutes).

The SPS Programme enhances civil science and technology to address emerging security challenges and their impact on international security. It connects scientists, experts and officials from NATO and partner nations to work together to address these challenges, by supporting security-relevant activities in the form of four established grant mechanisms, which are:

       Multi-Year research and development Projects (MYP)

       Events, in the following formats:

       Advanced Research Workshops (ARW)

       Advanced Training Courses (ATC)

       Advanced Study Institutes (ASI)

Through the SPS Programme, NATO has demonstrated its longstanding commitment to science, innovation and practical cooperation with partners. The SPS Programme offers funding, expert advice and support to tailor-made, civil security-relevant activities that respond to NATO’s strategic objectives. Participation in the SPS Programme enables experts and scientists to develop innovative solutions to today’s security challenges, and to build partnerships with their peers in NATO and partner nations.

Themes

Proposals focusing on the convergence and integration of different technologies and disciplines with the purpose of serving a common goal (i.e. integration of engineering, biotechnologies, physical sciences, data science, computation, life sciences, social sciences, etc.) can also be accepted.

Topics

In preparation to the upcoming 2022 NATO Summit and in line with the NATO 2030 agenda, proposals addressing the topics below are especially encouraged.

1.       Security-related advanced technology

2.       Climate change and security

3.       Defence against CBRN agents

4.       Resilience

Eligibility Criteria

Applications for funding must be developed jointly by a NATO country Co-Director (NPD) and a Partner country Co-Director (PPD). To be deemed eligible for funding, proposals submitted to the SPS Programme must:

       Contribute towards NATO’s Strategic Objectives and have a clear link to security;

       Address at least one of the SPS Key Priorities;

       Be led by a co-director who is a national of, resident and employed in a NATO member country, and a co-director who is a national of, resident and employed in a partner nation;

       Be developed and implemented by co-directors affiliated with a government, academic, or other non-profit institutions. For-profit private companies are not eligible for SPS funding;

       Include realistic plans and budgets;

       Be developed and managed in alignment with rules and regulations outlined in the SPS handbooks, which are regularly updated and made available at the time of publication of new calls for proposals.

NATO Countries: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, the Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

NATO Partners: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Malta, Mauritania, the Republic of Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan.

Deadline: 31-May-22 For more information, visit https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/193975.htm