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Countering Technology Transfer

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Friday, May 7, 2021

CRDF Global will award grants in India to research institutions and individuals from research institutions to conduct a risk assessment of intellectual property threat to their institution, and develop a risk mitigation plan to address the threat. Grants are a one-time, six-month award of $7,500.

Eligibility

  • Applicants may apply individually or as a team.
  • Members of research team must be nationals of India who are affiliated with an academic institution from India.
  • Institutional approval is required for applications to be considered for this competition.

Application Materials:

  • A completed application and supporting documents with all application sections filled out, including:
    • A proposed action plan for conducting a risk assessment of intellectual property threats to their institution
    • Proposed detailed budget
    • The curriculum vitae (CV) and passport or state-issued ID card for each individual on the research team.
    • A list of relevant references.
  • Application materials and research products must be submitted in English.

CRDF Global will evaluate applications based on the following criteria:

  1. Policy relevance and impact:
    • Does the proposed project address concerns about intellectual property threats to research institutions?
  2. Sustainability and commitment
    • Does the applicant’s organization demonstrate commitment to the project by offering any complementary financial, logistical, and/or personnel support?
    • Ability to sustain the project and support research outcome dissemination after the grant ending period
  3. Clarity, feasibility, and detail
    • Is the project clearly outlined and possible to successfully accomplish? Can the project feasibly be completed during the grant period?
  4. Past performance
    • Do applicants have a track record of high-quality research on matters relating to responsible science & research ethics, science integrity, information security, data governance, responsible technology, institutional compliance, dual-use knowledge and technology, and intangible technology transfer?

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