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Open Call

SmartCISMARTCI FOURTH CALL FOR CONCEPT PAPER

SmartCI has led the efforts to encourage innovations in the SmartCI research areas of interest through hosting innovative multidisciplinary research projects that target the development of Egypt’s critical infrastructure.

WHAT DO WE CALL FOR?

SmartCI Research Center is planning to incubate up to 10 research teams in every cycle to write their research proposals through monthly research incentive of 1500 EGP for each team member and up to 10000 EGP upon proposal acceptance from the target funding agency.

RESEARCH AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Water Supply Systems
  • Renewable Energy
  • Intelligent Transportation
  • Healthcare services
  • Power Systems
  • Emergency services
  • Educational systems
  • Communications & Networking
  • Government services
  • Food and agriculture

Downloads

SmartCI Call for Concept Paper.
Concept Paper Template.
List of Funding Opportunities.
List of Funding Agencies.
Call for Concept Paper Brochure.
SmartCI flyer.
Booklet of First Call Proposal Writings Abstracts.
SmartCI Facts Dec 2014

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Concept paper submission through this form.
  • If you have any problem with the online submission, send your concept paper via email to sci@mena.vt.edu
  • Any submissions after the submission deadline will be excluded.
  • Questions, comments or suggestions should be directed to: smartci_q@mena.vt.edu.

TIMELINE

  • Concept paper submission opens: January 1st, 2015 .
  • Concept paper submission deadline: February 1st, 2015.
  • Final decision announcement: March 1st, 2015.
  • Revised concept paper submission deadline: March 8th, 2015.
  • Contracts signing: March 15th to 31st, 2015.
  • Hosting researchers starts on April 1st, 2015.