Technology Transfer and Innovation Grants
Science and Technology Innovation grants are specifically intended to develop successful research results under past US-Egypt Joint Fund awards into commercial products, processes or tools for societal benefits through industry, governmental or other service providers. These grants may cover prototype development, industrial application and/or technology commercialization.
Previous applicants who received a US-Egypt Joint Fund award in any of the five years 2006 to 2010.
While the Joint Board will consider proposals from all fields of science; research proposals are particularly welcomed in the following fields:
- Medical sciences
- Renewable energy
- Pharmaceutical and Chemistry
- Materials Science
- Social Sciences
- Earth observation
Applicants must adhere to the following application submission procedures:
For U.S. PIs:
U.S. PIs must submit a soft copy of the joint proposal in pdf format via email to email@example.com by application deadline.
Additionally, for U.S PIs considering submitting their applications to NSF for review, must also submit the joint proposal to USAID by the December 1, 2011, please follow the system outlined in attachment VIII, which explains the required procedures.
For Egyptian PIs:
Egyptian PIs must upload the joint proposal to STDF's website http://www.stdf.org.eg/. Please note that proposals submitted as hard copies or sent via email to the Egyptian side will not be considered
Very Important Note:
Both the Egyptian and U.S. PIs must submit their joint proposals to STDF and USAID respectively by December 11, 2011 in accordance with the above application submission procedures. Any application that will be delivered by any other way will be returned without review.
Approval of new projects and funding decisions are normally made once a year at a late spring meeting of the Joint Board. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the review process and Joint Board decision.
Click here to download the 2011 Technology Transfer and Innovation Grants application (PDF Format 130 KB)
The Deadline for receiving proposals has been extended from December 1st to December 11, 2011 (11:59 pm Cairo local time)