2nd BRICS Call 2017 was open from 1st September 2017 untill 18th January 2018. 462 applications were submitted in response to the Call. Despite the Second call was announced on 6 thematic areas comparing to 10 thematic areas announced in the Pilot call, the number of submitted applications has increased on 45%. This numbers very well illustrate the growing interest of BRICS Research community in funding mechanisms provided by BRICS STI Framework Programme and increasing level of mutual cooperation among researchers from BRICS member states.
Call results are expected to be delivered in summer 2018. Stay tuned for latest information on BRICS STI cooperation.