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International Cooperation Programs

The National Science and Technology Council is conducting several bilateral and multilateral joint international cooperation programs with countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Africa. Cooperation in these programs takes the form of joint research projects, joint workshops/seminars, the movement of people, and internship program for students.

 

The international cooperation programs listed in the following table are open for applications either annually or biannually. The call for proposal timeframe shown next to each program is for guidance only (determined based on the timeframe of the previous call), the exact application timeframe for each program is discussed and agreed upon by the partnering agencies abroad before announcement. Applicants are invited to directly contact the Program Director in charge of the corresponding program to obtain the most up-to-date submission timetables and details for each program.

 

 

EUROPE

Program name

Country

Call for proposal

timeframe

NSTC-FWF Joint Seminar Program

(Austrian Science Fund - FWF)

Austria

January to April

NSTC-FWF Joint Project Program

(Austrian Science Fund - FWF)

Austria

January to April

Project-based Personnel Exchange Program between NSTC and BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

Bulgaria

May to July

Project-based Personnel Exchange Program between NSTC and CAS (Czech Academy of Sciences)

Czech Republic

April to May (Every 2 years)

Joint Research Project between NSTC and GACR (Czech Science Foundation)

Czech Republic

February to April

Joint Research Project between NSTC and TACR (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic) Czech Republic May to July

Exchange of scientists under Taiwanese-Estonian scientific cooperation agreements

Travel Grant Application

Estonia

October to November

Nano Medicine (NanoMed III)

EU

November to February

Translational Cancer Research (TRANSCAN-2)

EU

December to February

Advanced Planning Project for Horizon 2020

EU

April to May

August to September

HERCULES (Higher European Research Course for Users of Large Experimental Systems)

France

August to September

NSTC-INRIA Associate Team Program

(French national institute for research in computer science and control – INRIA)

France

July to October

NSTC-ANR Generic Call for Proposals

(French National Research Agency)

France

October to December

NSTC-CNRS international project for scientific cooperation (National Center for Scientific Research - CNRS)

France

February to April

Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize - Call for Nomination

France

May to July

France-Taiwan Orchid Program - Joint workshop

France

May to July

France-Taiwan Orchid Program - Joint project

France

July to September

NSTC-INCa Joint Call for Proposals

(French National Cancer Institute – INCa)

France

September to November

NSTC-DAAD Project-Based Personnel

Exchange Program (PPP)

(German Academic Exchange Service –DAAD)

Germany

May to July

NSTC-DAAD Research Grants and Study Scholarships (Spring season)

(German Academic Exchange Service –DAAD)

Germany

August to September

NSTC-DFG Joint Research Proposal

(German Research Foundation – DFG)

Germany

February to April

NSTC-BMBF Mobility Program

(Federal Ministry of Education and Research -BMBF)

Germany

September to November

NSTC-DAAD Summer Institute Program

(German Academic Exchange Service –DAAD)

Germany

January to February

NSTC-DAAD Research Grants and Study Scholarships (Autumn season)

(German Academic Exchange Service –DAAD)

Germany

January to February

Project-based Personnel Exchange Program between NSTC and HAS (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Hungary

May to September

Taiwan - Latvia – Lithuania cooperative project applications (Ministry of Education and Science)

Latvia

Lithuania

July to September

Project-based Personnel Exchange Program between NSTC and PAS (Polish Academy of Sciences)

Poland

May to July

Joint Research Project between NSTC and NCBR

(National Centre for Research and Development - NCBR)

Poland

April to June

Joint Research Project between NSTC and SAS (Slovak Academy of Sciences)

Slovakia

April to May

Project-based Personnel Exchange Program between NSTC and SRDA (Slovak Research and Development Agency)

Slovakia

April to June (Every 2 years)

The Royal Society International Exchanges Scheme – Cost Share Program (The Royal Society – RS)

United Kingdom

September to November

British Academy International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme (the British Academy – BA)

United Kingdom

September to November

BBSRC Taiwan-UK International Partnering Awards

(Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council – BBSRC)

United Kingdom

September to November

NSTC-BBSRC International Workshops (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council – BBSRC)

United Kingdom

September to November

NSTC-RSE Joint Project for Personnel Exchange

(The Royal Society of Edinburgh – RSE)

United Kingdom

November to February

ASIA

Program title

Country

Call for proposal

timeframe

TECC-ITA (NSTC-DST) Program of Cooperation in Science and Technology

(Department of Science and Technology –DST)

India

December to April

Israel-Taiwan Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals (Ministry of Science, Technology and Space MOST-IL)

Israel

September to February

AIST-NSTC Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology – AIST)

Japan

August to October

RIKEN-NSTC Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals

Japan

August to October

NIMES-NSTC Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals (National Institute for Materials Science-NIMS)

Japan

August to October

Scholarships (sponsored by the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association) for Ph.D. Students to study natural sciences in Japan - Call for proposals

Japan

October to January

NRF-NSTC Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals (Korean Research Foundation –NRF)

Korea

May to July

MECCS-NSTC Scientific Research Cooperation Call for Proposals

Mongolia

May to July

MECO-TECO Joint Science and Technology Call for Proposals (DOST-NSTC)

 

Philippines

November to February

Joint Research Project between NSTC and FEB RAS (Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences)

Russia

Feb to May

Joint Research Project between NSTC and SB RAS (Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences)

Russia

March to June

Joint Research Project between NSTC and RSF(Russian Science Foundation)

Russia

March to July

Joint Research Project between NSTC and RFBR(Russian Foundation for Basic Research)

Russia

April to July

AMERICAS

Program title

Country

Call for proposal

timeframe

NSTC-NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects - Joint Call (The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council – NSERC)

Canada

January to February

NRC-NSTC and ITRI Cooperative Research Projects – Joint call for Proposals (National Research Council –NRC)

Canada

June to August

NSTC-CRC Cooperative Research Projects –Joint Call (Communications Research Centre – CRC)

Canada

March to May

NSTC-NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education, PIRE-6 –Joint Call

(National Science Foundation – NSF)

United State

January to February

AFRICA

Program title

Country

Call for proposal

timeframe

South Africa – Taiwan (DST_NRF-NSTC) science and technology research cooperation joint call for project proposals

South Africa

April to July

Last Modified : 2022/07/29