2016 Call For Collaboration Research and Innovation Project

To contribute to the aspirations of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) becoming a model national university in the region, recognized for high-quality education, research, training and consultancy, the AASTMT will take a leading role in creating the environment and the tools to foster excellence in research. Because the AASTMT's vision places equal emphasis on teaching and research, it serves researchers by providing full support and effective administrative expertise to the AASTMT's research community. In this spirit, the AASTMT is launching a new call for funding opportunities to assist researchers endeavours to develop projects that serve in their own progress as well as that of the AASTMT and the National and regional States. This call will provide opportunities for researchers at all levels, from students to professionals, in the private, public, and academic sectors. The AASTMT GRANT is one of the activities of Unit of Scientific Research and Innovation and the primary means by which AASTMT will seek to address Research Strategy, and key national needs through research.

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE AASTMT GRANT CALL

The goal of this Call is to create long-term research collaboration between AASTMT researchers and regional research institutions through open competition to achieve the following objects:

 i.    Promote multidisciplinary collaborative R&D projects within AASTMT,

ii.    Support research outputs exploitation and innovation with closer links to regional industries,

iii.    Promote the key issues of competitiveness, collaboration and venture capital investment,

iv.    Support applied research projects that contribute to the achievement of sustainable development,

v.    Raise awareness on importance of R&D and innovation in developing new technologies and their economic and social impacts.

 

RESEARCH AREAS OF INTEREST

1 - Energy
2 - Water resources management
3 - Climate change and Environment Science
4 - Computer Science and ICT
5 - Transportation
6 - Education and E-learning
7 - Health
8 - Food Security
9 - Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
10 - Basic and Fundamental Science
11 - Construction and Architecture Science
12 - Economics
13 - Electrical Engineering
14 - Logistic sciences
15 - Management and Business Administration
16 - Economics
17 - Marine Science and Applications
18 - Mechanical Science and Applications
19 - Nano Science and Nano Technology
20 - Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

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