Programme: The Science for Peace and Security Programme – NATO
Call: Call for proposals 2023-1 – Call for Proposals for Multi-Year Projects
Opening Date: 14-11-2022
Call Documents: Call for Proposals 2023-1
The Science for Peace and Security Programme contributes to the development of innovative solutions to address emerging international security challenges, as well as fostering the exchange of knowledge between institutions of the NATO-allied nations and partner countries.
Objectives of the SPS Programme are to support research and innovation projects, workshops and training courses, through funding granted to high-quality collaborative research and development projects relevant to NATO’s strategic objectives [SPS Key Priorities].
Within the 2023-1 call [deadline February 17, 2023] proposals focused on the following topics are also encouraged:
1. Emerging and disruptive technologies [topics of possible interest: Novel materials and manufacturing; multidisciplinary Research and Development]
2. Climate change and security / environmental security / energy security
Applications must be submitted and developed jointly by researchers residing in a NATO country [NATO country Project Director, NPD] and in a NATO partner country [Partner country Project Director, PPD].
Projects involving more than one partner country are encouraged, as well as the involvement of young researchers.
All participants must be affiliated with a government, academic, or other non-profit institution.
The duration of the projects may vary between 24 and 36 months.
There is no maximum funding limit; for three-year projects, a budget of between € 150.000 and
€ 350.000 is estimated.
The contribution may be used to cover expenses incurred for equipment and consumables, training and travel for participation in conferences and seminars, dissemination activities, the stipends of young researchers [under 40], intended as additional income, depending on the qualification [PhD possession or not].
To apply, submit the application using the templates and the required documentation available on the page https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/172949.htm
Further details and information are available at the following link: