Innovative & Collaborative Research Grant (ICRG)
Call for Proposals is open and applications can be submitted through HEC online portal (

Deadline for Project Outline Submission:  Monday, December 2, 2019
Deadline for Full Proposal Submission:   Friday, January, 31, 2020

Innovative & Collaborative Research Grant (ICRG) supports research partnerships between Pakistani and UK universities, research bodies and existing centers of excellence that focus on any of the emerging disciplines/priority areas.

Key Objectives 

  • To support collaborative research between Pakistan and UK for  cutting-edge research and innovation in emerging disciplines of knowledge

Key Features

  • Expected Number of Grants:  6
  • Maximum Project Duration:  3 years
  • Individual Grant Value: Up to Rs. 50 million

Key Areas

  • Medical and allied health sciences
  • Energy (generation, distribution and conservation)
  • Climate Change
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Nanosciences
  • Big Data – Cloud Computing
  • Social Sciences

Proposal Submission Stages

  • Project Outline Submission
  • Full Proposal Submission

Evaluation Process

  • The research proposals are assessed by peer reviewers having great expertise in the field.
  • The assessment is conducted in an objective, impartial and transparent manner and is of high quality.

Last Updated: 19-11-2019 16:13

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