Pak-Turk Researchers' Mobility Grant Program 2017 is one of the upshot of Turkish-Pakistani cooperation within the scope of internationalisation effort of higher education systems. It is implemented in Turkey by the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) and in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
The objective of this program is to develop new scientific and technological cooperation between Turkish and Pakistani higher education institutions by supporting the mobility of graduate students and academic staff.
The program aims at provision of only mobility grant for any research project to be initiated at HEIs, supported by the own institution or by other donors. HEC and the Turk counterpart will provide funding for travel and living expenses to the researchers for their approved projects.
The priority areas in 2017 are;
- Energy Technologies
- Food Technologies
- Sustainable Environmental Technologies
- Material Science
- Smart Transportation Systems
- Robots and Smart Systems
Next call for research proposals will be announced in May, 2018