Research Funding


Grant Funding Research Opportunities in the UAE


The following are details of some of the major organizations involved in funding research projects in the UAE and GCC.
• Acorn Research, a Dubai Medical Health City based company
• Abu Dhabi water and electricity authority
• AL Jalila Foundation
• ADNOC Research Centre at the Petroleum Institute (ADPIRC)
• Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development
• Centre for Arab Genomic Studies
• CERT (Center of Excellence Technology Park)
• Community Development Authority
• Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech)
• Dubai School of Government
• Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR)
• Emirates Foundation
• Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology
• Emirates Media and Studies Centre
• ETISALAT BT Innovation Centre (EBTIC)
• Grand Hamdan International Award
• Godo Research & Marketing Consultancy
• ICT Fund
• International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture
• Khalifa Fund to Support & Develop Small & Medium Enterprises
• Madar Research
• Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
• Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
• Mohammed bin Rashid Est. for Young Business Leaders
• National Research Foundation (NRF)
• Pan Arab Research Center (PARC)
• Qatar National Research Fund
• Ras Al Khaimah Centre for Advanced Materials
• Sharjah Academy for Scientific Research
• Sharjah University Laser Training and Research Center (SULTARC)
• Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research
• Tebian International Center for R&D, Dubai-UAE
• The Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC)
• The Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF)
• The Center for Documentation & Research
• The Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL)
• The Dubai Cord Blood & Research Centre (DCRC)
• The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR)
• The INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative (IIPI)
• The Petroleum Institute (PI) - Engineering Education and Research
• UN Habitat: Dubai International Award
• United Arab Emirates University

International Grant Funding Research Opportunities


Many international research grants are applicable to faculty working in the UAE.
• Annual register of grant support 2009: A directory of funding sources (2008) Medford, NJ: Information Today Inc AUH Library AS911.A2 A56 2008
• Arab Petroleum Research Center
• Australian Research Council (ARC)
• COS Funding Opportunities
• Danish National Research Foundation
• Department for Innovation, Universities and Science
• Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES (Teknologian kehittämiskeskus (Finnish Technology Agency)
• German Research Foundation (The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
• Grants Web: Government funding and resources - the best source on the web for finding all funds available from local, state, federal and international governments
• Grants.gov: Fund administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services
• National Research Council
• National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent US federal agency created, "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"
• Peterson, Susan (2001) 'The Grantwriter’s Internet companion': a resource for educators and others seeking grants and funding. Thousand Oaks, C.: Corwin Press. AUH and DXB Library LC243.A1P48 2001
• Science Foundation Ireland
• Singapore National Research Foundation
• Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)
• The European Research Council (ERC)
• The Global Forum for Health Research
• The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
• The Ford Foundation: Database of grants and foundations searchable by keyword and year
• The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
• The Research Council of Norway

Source: https://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/research/funding_opportunities/_external_funding_opp.aspx

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