BRICS STI Framework Programme 5th coordinated call for BRICS multilateral projects 2021

The BRICS STI Framework Programme aims to support excellent research on priority areas which can best be addressed by a multinational approach. The initiative should facilitate cooperation among the researchers and institutions in the consortia which consist of partners from at least three of the BRICS countries.
As part of the initiative the following research funding organizations from the BRICS countries have agreed to jointly establish a new scheme for funding multilateral cooperative activities:
Brazil: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
Russia: Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MSHE)
India: Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Department of Science and Technology (DST) 2
China: Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
South Africa: Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) National Research Foundation (NRF) South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Water Research Commission (WRC)
Call is open until 14th October 2021, 15:00 Moscow Time (UTC+3)