The US National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the International Multilateral Partnerships for Resilient Education System and Science System in Ukraine (IMPRESS-U). Cooperation partners are the Estonian Research Council (ETAG), the Latvian Council of Science (LCS), the Research Council of Lithuania (LT), the National Science Centre (NCN) and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), the National Research Foundation of Ukraine (NRFU), the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the US Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG) and private donors and foundations.
The goal of the IMPRESS-U partnership initiative is to support excellence in scientific and engineering research, education and innovation through international cooperation, as well as to promote and stimulate the integration of Ukrainian researchers into the global research community.
NSF invites visionary, ambitious, high-quality collaborative research proposals that address scientific challenges in any field of science, engineering, or education to participate in this initiative.
Priority is given to projects that propose:
- creative ways for enhancing efficiency and resiliency of international partnerships;
- efficient concepts of training researchers at the international level;
- efficient and significant contributions to build a modern, state-of-the-art research/education/innovation ecosystem in Ukraine.
Proposals must involve researchers from the USA, Ukraine and at least one other partner country (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland). The principal applicant and researcher must be an American university. A group of researchers from Ukraine (at least 2) can receive up to $50,000.
Cormack Consultancy Group can help with the search for partners in the USA and in one of the partner countries of this initiative for the application and implementation of the project.
To find partners in this project, please fill out the form. The deadline for filling out the form is December 18, 2023.