Eligibility Criteria

TTSF projects must be collaborative in scope, with teams composed of academic researchers with the appropriate expertise to address the research challenge, as well as industry partners who can help bring the technology to market.   Principal Investigators should be faculty members at higher education institutions in Pakistan.  To take full advantage of the national research capacity, proposals are encouraged from teams including junior and senior academic staff, as well as both male and female researchers.  PIs are also encouraged to include students who have worked on the academic research underpinning the TTSF proposal as part of the team.

Applicant Eligibility

Principal Investigator (PI) must:

  • Be a regular faculty member (PhD or FCPS/MCPS/FRCS) working on regular/contract basis (contract duration must not be less than project duration) in the Higher Education Institutions (public and private) of Pakistan

  • Co-financing (including in kind or cash contribution) by the industry partner is mandatory 

The detailed eligibility criteria of Institutions are available in the link given below;

Web Link - Eligibility Criteria for HEC Competitive Research Grants