International Funding Sources

Below is a list of international funding agencies.  RFPs and reports posted by these agencies provide insight into current funding opportunities and are indicative of an agency’s research priorities and collaborators.

Argentina

CONICET        National Scientific and Technical Research Council

Azerbaijan

SDF         Science Development Foundation

 Brazil

        FAPERJ   Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ)
FAPESP   The Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
     

Bulgaria

NSFB      Bulgarian National Science Fund (NSFB)                        
     

 

Chile

CONICYT   National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT)
     

China

CAS   Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
MOST   Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
NSFC   National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
     

Croatia

HRZZ    Croatian Science Foundation      
     

 Czech Republic

GACR   Czech Science Foundation (GACR)
MEYS   Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports of the Czech Republic (MEYS)
TA CR   Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR)
     

Estonia

ETAG        Estonia Research Council (ETAG)                                          

France

CNRS    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
ANR   French National Research Agency
     

Germany

 DFG   Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
 BMBF   Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
     

Greece

     FORTH        Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH)
      

Iceland

 RANNIS     Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS)
     

India

DST   Department of Science and Technology
SERB    Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
     

Ireland

SFI   Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
     

Israel

 BSF       Binational Science Foundation (BSF)            
     

Italy

INFN   Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN)
     

Japan

JST   Japan Science and Technology Agency
JSPS   Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
     

Korea

NRF   National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
     

Mexico

CONACYT   Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
     

Netherlands

 NWO   Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
     

Norway

 RCN   Research Council of Norway (RCN)
     

Poland

 NCN

   National Science Centre of Poland (NCN)
 NAUKA   Poland Ministry of Science & Higher Education (NAUKA) 
     

Qatar

QNRF    Qatar National Research Fund
     

   Russia

MESRF   Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
 RFBR   Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR)
     

Slovakia

SRDA   Slovak Research and Development Agency (SRDA)
     

Spain

MINECO   Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MinECo)
 CSIC    Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) 
     

Switzerland

SNSF   Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
     

Taiwan

MOST   Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
 TRF   Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
     

Turkey

TUBITAK   Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
     

United Kingdom 

          EPSRC            Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC)

United States of America

NSF

  National Science Foundation
USAID   US Agency for International Development
     
  For a complete list of domestic funding sources, click here.