Public competition is conducted in cooperation with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG).
Projects conducted by international research teams, each of which consists of a Russian research team and a foreign research team, may take part in the competition.
Priority areas for research include:
Biology and Life Sciences,
Fundamental Research for Medicine.
The size of one Foundation’s grant shall range from 4 (four) to 6 (six) million rubles annually.
The necessary condition for the provision of a grant by the Foundation shall be the receipt by the foreign research team of a grant from DFG to implement the project.
Funding of the project by the Foundation’s grant shall be discontinued in the event of funding of the project by the DFG grant is discontinued. The scope and name of the project involved in the Foundation’s competition must be identical to the scope and name of the project involved in the DFG competition.
Proposals should be submitted with electronic submission system http://grant.rscf.ru.
Hard copies of the applications should be submitted to the Foundation no later than 12:00 a.m. (Moscow time) December 12, 2016