Call for NSF Research and Development Grants 2022

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Deadlineextended till 20/05/2022.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is mandated to generate, disseminate and transfer knowledge ensuring its effective utilization for the greater benefit of the people of Sri Lanka. The R & D grant schemes seek to foster the formation of multi-disciplinary teams to conduct cutting-edge research and development projects that are of relevance to Sri Lanka and the society.

The NSF is calling applications for R & D grants under the following high-priority areas that ensure socioeconomic development of Sri Lanka:

  1. Eco-friendly Agriculture
  2. Food Quality and Safety
  3. Post-harvest Management
  4. Health and Indigenous Medicine
  5. Biomedical Innovations
  6. Climate Change
  7. Disaster Management
  8. Waste Management
  9. Water Security
  10. Energy Security
  11. Value addition to Natural Resources
  12. Community Development and Social Innovations
  13. Management and Development Economics
  14. Applications of Industry 4.0
  15. Biotechnology

All grant applications should address high-priority national concerns and gaps in the existing knowledge leading to producing noteworthy results to enhance the well-being of people.

Competitive Research Grants (CRG): Multi-disciplinary research with inter-institutional collaborations will be given preference.

For further information: http://www.nsf.ac.lk/index.php/component/content/article/33-basic-research/65-competitive-research-grants?Itemid=101

Please e-mail your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 20th May 202214th May 202229th April 2022. The original hard copy will be requested if needed during the evaluation process.

Technology Development & Start-Up Grants: Expressions of interest (EoIs) are invited from SMEs, companies, universities, R & D institutions and individuals.

For further information: http://www.nsf.ac.lk/index.php/grant-support/product-development

Please e-mail your EoI to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 20th May 2022 14th May 2022  29th April 2022.

Downloads

Application form, EoI and other relevant information can be downloaded below.

  1. The advertisement (Printable PDF version, 992kb)
  2. CRG Application form ( Doc 208kb | PDF 630kb)
  3. Format of EOI (doc, 174kb)

 

Contact for more details

Dr. Inoka Sandanayake
Scientific Officer
Research Division
Phone : 011 2696771 Ext : 122
Email: iThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Ms. Sarani Menerapitiya
Scientific Officer
Technology Development and Innovation Division
Phone 011 2696771 Ext 141
Email sThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


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