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Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF) – Supporting Short Visits to Explore Collaborative Opportunities between India and African countries

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 9, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on October 3, 2019
Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF) logo
Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF) logo

The Africa India Mobility Fund (AIMF) is a two-year programme designed to provide researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to explore opportunities for building and strengthening scientific collaboration.

Scope: this collaborative opportunity may include but is not limited to HIV/AIDS, TB, dengue, malaria, vector-borne diseases, parasitic infections, emerging infections, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, health systems research, antimicrobial resistance, drug development, microbiome and general biomedical sciences.

a) To strengthen research & innovation capacity and knowledge exchange
b) To strengthen scientific collaboration between Indian and African teams.

The award will cover directly incurred costs up to $5,000 / INR 325,000 for travel up to 3 months (applicant’s airfare at Economy class and subsistence whilst on the visit).

The grant can only be used to deliver the objectives stated in the application.

Utilize This Offer

Applicants must be nationals of India or of countries within Africa, based either in Africa or in India.
Applications should be focused on infectious and non-communicable diseases of relevance to local, national, or global health,
Deadline: Oct 4.
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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 11, 2019

Thanks, Ana.