PERIDOT Research Program
Call for Proposal of PERIDOT Research Program is now open. Applications can be submitted through the HEC online portal at

Last date for submission of applications is 7.12.2020 (11:59 PM Pakistan Time)1.gif

​PERIDOT is the Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC) Program providing opportunities to Pakistani and French researchers to interact for joint research activities. The program is implemented in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and in France, jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Development (MAEDI) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESRI). 

The objective of this program is to develop new scientific and technological cooperation between French and Pakistani higher education institutions/research laboratories by supporting the mobility of researchers from both sides. The Program, launched in 2014, proceeded its 6th phase till 2020. In the last 6th phases, five partnerships have been approved.

The priority areas for Call for Proposals 2021 are:

  • Health
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences (including but not limiting to, Water, Climate Change, Pollution) 

Last Updated: 12-11-2020 12:18

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