PSF provides 20m funds to researchers

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Islamabad

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), under Competitive Research Programme, would provide funding up to PKR 20.00 Million to researchers, engineers, technologists and innovators who can develop innovative products in collaboration with industry or private sector.

The deadline for submitting research proposals to avail this grant is June 15, an official of PSF told APP.

The proposals on idea of a product development, having potential to substitute imports, enhance exports or can be used as local raw material for value addition will be preferred.

The official conveyed that the Principal Investigator must be researchers in Public Sector institution or industry. Project team may include researchers from industry or private sector..

The Application proforma must clearly mention name of the product to be developed and should be accompanied by the letter of intent from private sector along-with Business Plan on separate proforma specified by PSF.—APP