Funding Opportunities

As part of its mission, the MRI provides funding contributions for synthesis workshops that bring together global change researchers to address specific topics of interest to the mountain research, policy and practitioner communities.

The deadline for proposals for this year’s call is 3 July 2020.

ERC Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements. Up to 2.5 million Euro are available for projects of up to 5 years duration.

Deadline to apply is 26 August 2020.

SANDEE - an initiative of ICIMOD under its MKAN Regional Programme - is a research capacity-building network that provides research support to researchers and institutions from South Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region interested in the connections between economic development, the environment, and the use of natural resources.

SANDEE invites concept notes in any area of environmental and resource economics relating to the development of South Asia and the HKH. Of particular interest are concept notes that demonstrate a clear demand from policymakers for their underlying research, although any research idea within the scope of SANDEE that has scientific merit will be considered.

Deadline to apply is 31 May 2020.

The Earth Leadership Program is committed to creating a sustainable and equitable world by enabling scientists to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and colleagues. It provides outstanding academic researchers with the skills, approaches, and theoretical frameworks for catalyzing change to address the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges. 

Deadline to apply is 29 May, 2020.

The Seed Money Grants offered by the Universität St. Gallen aims to strengthen or initiate scientific exchange between researchers from Swiss and Latin American institutions in all disciplines by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research and organize meetings, conferences, or workshops.

Deadline to apply is 3 June 2020.

Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four applicants who propose breakthrough research.

Deadline to apply is 1 June 2020.

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