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Open international grant competition of National University of Science   and Technology «MISiS» designed to provide support to new research projects implemented under the supervision of leading scientists, and to establish a new laboratory


The grant competition objective is to: identify, in compliance with approved procedures and regulations, the best research project proposal (proposals) submitted by an applicant (applicants) seeking support in the form of a grant of the National University of Science and Technology «MISiS».

1.1.Grants of NUST «MISiS» are made available in the amount of up to 40 million rubles each to support a research project over a period of 01.03.2018 – 31.12.2019 to with the possibility of being renewed based on the results of the previous work. 


Envelopes with grant applications shall be submitted to the address of the grant competition organizer: 119049 NUST «MISiS», room B-520, 5th floor, Leninsky prospect, 4 Moscow (International Research Projects Department, code №431) in the period from 25 December 2017,  to 31 January, 2018 (12:00 Moscow time).

Participation eligibility requirements

·       Research teams in collaboration with leading Russian or foreign scientists that are recognized by the global scientific community as authoritative and influential leaders within their respective fields of science and research areas that designed and submitted their grant applications in compliance with Paragraphs 5.1 to 5.4 of the Competition Documentation, are deemed as a single applicant.

·       A leading scientist may take part in one research project only.

·       Leading scientists are not eligible to apply for the grant competition if they have had job relationships with NUST «MISiS» for the last 3 years (from 2014 till 2016).

 Research project and research project implementation requirements


·  Research team shall invite a leading scientist to implement a research project at National University of Science and Technology «MISiS», followed by a new educational course of lectures and of joint articles;

·  Any research projects proposed hereunder may not duplicate any prior or current research projects financially supported by different level budgets of the Russian Federation or funded from other sources;

NUST «MISiS» will make its grants available to support research projects proposed for implementation within the field of Information and Communication Technologies for digital economy challenges in the framework of the following strategic academic units’ implementation:

o   Meta-materials and post-silicone electronics;

o   Autonomous energy and energy efficiency;

o   Materials and technologies for improving human lifespan and overall quality of life;

o   Industrial design and engineering technologies to reindustrialize the economy;

o   Green technologies for efficient resource use.

In the following fields of science:

               communication networks convergence and creation of next generation communication networks;

               big data processing;

               artificial intelligence;

               trust technologies of electronic identification and authentication including finance and credit sphere;

               cloud and fog computing;

               internet of things and industrial internet;

               robotics and biotechnologies;

               radiotechnics and electronic participating database;

               cyber security.

    Grant competition participation costs

    Applicants are responsible for covering all costs incurred thereby in connection with their participation in the open grant competition, including their costs associated with preparation and submission of their grant applications.

    Attention! In order to get application identification number you have to fill in Form A. "Application Registration" and e-mail it to  The identification number and file with forms in doc will be e-mailed to person in charge on behalf of National University of Science and Technology «MISiS».


    COMPETITION DOCUMENTATION K1 eng pdf - Download 


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