FinCEAL Plus grants still available for Asia cooperation, the Call for grants for Africa and the LAC region has closed

May 31, 2018

FinCEAL Plus has launched calls for funding on a rolling basis for researchers based in Finnish Higher Education Institutions and Independent Research Institutions. The purpose of the grants is to support partnership building activities between the Finnish science community and their counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Call for grants for activities related to cooperation with Africa and the LAC region has closed on 31st May, 2018. Grants for these regions cannot be applied for after this date. The Call remain open until further notice for Asia-related activities.

Applications can be sent in at any time but applicants are advised to apply for funding at least 2 months before their planned activity. All funded activities must take place between June 1st, 2017 and September 30th, 2018. Funding for activities outside of this period cannot be applied for. Applications will be evaluated on the last week of every month. Grantees will be notified via email during the following month. Please note that applications are not processed during holiday periods.

Under this Partnership Support Instrument, researchers can apply for:

  • Open Travel Grants
  • Event Grants
  • Project Preparatory Grants and
  • Research Visit Grants

Researchers seeking to apply for the funds must be working within, and the funded activity must be related to, at least one of the FinCEAL Plus regional thematic areas:

  • Asia: renewable energy, ICT, health, food security and safety, water management, cleantech, and nanotechnology;
For more information on how to apply and the details of the Call, download the Pdf copy from here. Please make sure you carefully read the Call before applying. Links to the online application forms are included in the Call document.