JINR launches Special Purpose Funding Programme within the NICA Megascience Project

News, 05 August 2021

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) announces the start of application submission for participation in the Pilot Programme of Special-Purpose Funding for Research Teams from the JINR Member States Acting within the NICA Megascience Project in 2022.

The Programme is aimed at enhancing the activity of teams from research and educational organizations of JINR Member States, which have concluded Memorandums of Understanding (hereinafter — MoU) on participation in the MPD, BM@N or SPD collaborations as well as of teams having agreements on construction and development of the NICA accelerator complex, in the activity of these collaborations and in the development of NICA as a whole.

The following are eligible to participate in the Programme: Research teams from scientific and educational organizations of the JINR Member States, which have an MoU with JINR on participation in MPD, BM@N or SPD collaborations, as well as agreements on cooperation within accelerator-related topics, with no other financial resources available to support joint activities.

Application submission deadline: 30 September 2021.

Announcement of the results: before 31 December 2021.

Financing start date: 1 January 2022.

Detailed information on rules of participation in the Programme is presented at its web page.