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Dragon-Star Plus will provide the EC and the Member States with tools for setting a long term cooperation strategy with China in research and innovation. The proposed activities take into account the current on-going policy dialogue and the peculiarities of the research and innovation environment in China, and are based upon the outputs and the established mechanism of the previous DRAGON-STAR project.


Newly Published Calls

Guangdong / Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme


To strengthen technology development between Hong Kong and Guangdong, the governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Guangdong Province jointly set up the Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS) in 2004 as a key cooperation initiative to encourage collaboration among universities, research institutes and technology enterprises in the two places.

The deadline for application is December 9th, 2016

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NSFC-ISF Joint Research Programme

According to a memorandum of cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Israel Science Foundation (ISF), both sides will jointly fund research projects and support of the both countries to conduct substantive innovative research and cooperation. The key supported fields cover Mathematic, Physic, Chemical, Global Science, Nano Technology and Computer Science.

The deadline for application is January 13th, 2017


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Programme Xu Guangqi 2017

The goal of the Xu Guangqi programme is to develop collaborations between Chinese and French researchers working in laboratories affiliated to universities, research organisations or companies of both countries by supporting them in their initial phase of launching and development. Mobility of young researchers within the collaborations is particularly appreciated. All disciplinary fields are eligible, including Human and Social Sciences.

The deadline for application is January 15th, 2017

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Getting Involved
    Generally speaking, the applicant will be required to fill in a standard application form designated by the national agency managing the programme, and submit it with the required documents to the secretariat of the national agency or a host organization of the funding programme.    
Guangdong / Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme

Applications must be submitted to the Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM) either:
a. In hard copy in triplicate (one original plus two duplicate copies), in person, or by post. Please also kindly provide a soft copy (preferably in MS Word 2003 or above); or
b. Submit to LSCM through the Innovation and Technology Commission Funding Administrative System (ITCFAS).
For more information, please refer to here.


David Leung
E-mail: dleung@lscm.hk

Kevin Tse
E-mail: ktse@lscm.hk

NSFC-ISF Joint Research Programme

1. The Chinese applicants need to log on here to fill the application form online.
2. The Israeli applicants need to follow the requirements from ISF.
3. For more information, please refer to here.

Zhao Chuang
E-mail: zhaochuang@nsfc.gov.cn

Programme Xu Guangqi 2017

1. A final report is required no later than three months after the end of the projects.
2. French project leaders must use the downloadable report template and attach it to their record online within that time.
3. This report must also be sent to the Embassy of France in China in the same period (see contacts for the program).
4. Publications in the context of this project should be mention of the support granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international development.
5. For more information, please refer to here.



Chin By ANG

    Forthcoming Events    

2016 High Performance Computing and Cluster Technologies Conference (HPCCT 2016) - Ei Compendex,
17-19 December 2016, Chengdu, China


The objective of HPCCT 2016 is to present the latest research and results of scientists related to High Performance Computing and Cluster Technologies topics. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas face-to-face, to establish business or research relations as well as to find global partners for future collaborations.

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7th International Conference on Computational Systems - Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio2016) - IEEE Xplore & Ei,
19-22 December, 2016, Macau, China


To extract biological knowledge from the data, and translate it into benefits for society (e.g. better medicine and healthcare), novel and advanced computational tools are needed for data analysis. CSBio 2016 would like to invite researchers and industrial counterparts to meet at this event to exchange ideas and stimulate research collaborations.

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3rd International conference on Innovations through research developments in Social Sciences, Humanities and Management Studies. (IRDSSH-DEC-2016),
28-29 December 2016, Shanghai, China


The aim of the IRDSSH is to promote the innovation of research for better service to the society. The conference organizing committee invites scholars, scientists, engineers, researchers, practitioners and students worldwide to submit papers and share the valuable experiences on this platform.

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