4th Call for application Bio-Asie will open in April [fr]
The regional program Bio-Asie is a French-Asian cooperation scheme aiming to develop and reinforce high level collaborations and networking for researchers.
The 4th Call for application will open in April 2014.
The regional program Bio-Asie supports high level scientific cooperation between France and Asia for natural substances, biodiversity, and positive emphasis on natural substances in the field of health, pharmacy, nutrition, agronomy, cosmetic or renewable energy. It aims to promote excellence in research and to help regional integration of Asian countries in those major issues.
ASEAN countries (Burma, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), Extreme Orient (China, Corea, Japan, Taiwan) and South Asia (India, Pakistan).
Each project has to include French partners and at least 2 Asian countries.
Projects are selected for 2 years collaboration through an annual Call for Application.
The amount allocated by the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs is between 23,000€ and 40,000 for 2 years (11,500€ to 20,000€ per year). This fellowship aims to finance the additional cost of the internationalization of research (researchers and PhD/postdoc students’ mobility and organization of workshops).
Co-funding of the French initiator’ institution is mandatory.