The Program PRISMA

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

Through this Program, the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (SF) aims to support basic and applied research in all fields of science. There are no pre-defined topics for projects within the Program.

The objective of the Program are as follows: to finance research projects based on: outstanding ideas that in the future may have a significant impact on the development of science and research, as well as society as a whole; clearly stated motivation for research within the framework of modern trends in the development of science in the relevant scientific fields; development of scientific and practical aspects in the field of technical and technological sciences; development of research of strategic importance for agriculture, food production and environmental protection; development of experimental, practical and clinical research that should contribute to human health in Serbia; research on topics that contribute to development in the fields of social sciences and humanities in Serbia; raising the level of science in artificial intelligence as well as its application; involving young researchers in scientific research and strengthening the professional capacities of researchers within research teams.

The Program enables researchers to define their own research ideas and plans, form their own teams and collaborate with relevant laboratories, research centers and industry in Serbia and worldwide.

The Program is implemented with six subprograms for the development of scientific research in the following fields of science: 1) natural sciences, 2) engineering and technological sciences, 3) biotechnical sciences, 4) biomedical sciences, 5) artificial intelligence and 6) social sciences and humanities.

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 15, 2022 October 14, 2022, by 3 p.m. CET.

Total budget of the Program: EUR 25,000,000.00

Maximum budget per project: EUR 300,000

Project duration: up to 36 months

Program status: Administrative check of submitted project proposals