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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling the attention of interested researchers, scientists and professors for the 2010 and 2011 Call for Proposals under the Manila Economic and Cultural Office - Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (MECOTECO) S&T Cooperation. Under the call for proposals, Filipino proponents will have the opportunity to work with their Taiwanese counterparts with funding support from DOST and NSC, respectively. The call for proposal for 2010 is from October to 11 December 2009. Implementation will be on August 2

010. Meanwhile, the 2011call for proposals will begin August 2010 and for implementation in January 2011.

DOST will accept proposals that focus on the following priority areas: grid computing in relation to disaster reduction; agriculture focusing on technology foresight; nutrigenomics; and health focusing on drug discovery in relation to emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases.

The National Science Council (NSC) on the other hand, prefers proposals that focus on the following: energy; telecommunication; biotechnology; pharmaceutical; digital learning/archive; and nanoscience.

For inquiries please email or fax:
Head, International Technology Cooperation Unit
Department of Science and Technology
Room 301, 3rd floor, DOST-Main Building
DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City
Trunkline: +632-837-2071 to 82 local 2001
Telefax: +632-838-8376
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