Green Program of Cooperation between Science and Industry

The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia opened the Public call for scientific and research projects within the Green Program of Cooperation between Science and Industry (Program).

The general objectives of the Program are as follows: practical support for cooperation between science and business sector based on the use of available scientific potentials, financing projects that can significantly influence the further development of society and the economy as a whole, particularly science and applied research by including excellent researches in solving vital problems of the society and by introducing young researchers in scientific research work, in strengthening the professional capacities of scientific research institutions and in creating new project teams.

The specific objectives of the Program are to support sustainable development and increase the level of environment quality by solving problems that lead to negative climate change, environmental pollution, loss of biodiversity and unsustainable use of natural resources; enable better monitoring, reporting and prevention of pollution of air, water, soil, and consumer products, having in mind strategic national goals of zero pollution, cleaner circular economy and restoration of biodiversity.

The Program lends support to applied research in all fields of science that will result in patents, patent application, technical solutions, protected copyright work that are related to the given topics of the Program and include design and improvement of the technologies, products and services.

The program is intended for scientists and researchers who are employed in Scientific Research Organisations (SROs) in the Republic of Serbia.

Project Proposals for this Public call must be submitted in electronic form by filling in the project application via the SFRS Portal, no later than September 12, 2022 October 11, 2022, by 3 p.m. CET.

Total budget of the Program: EUR 3,500,000.00

Maximum budget per project: EUR 200,000

Project duration: to two years (24 months)– the first phase of the Project, with the possibility to prolong the project duration up to 12 months – the second phase of the Project.

Program status: First stage of evaluation of submitted project proposals