The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced the IKARIM – Call for Proposals within the “Research for civil security 2012-2017” framework programme on October 6th, 2017.

Applications are being accepted until December 15th, 2017. Please download this document for detailed information – IKARIM-essentials-english

Co-operation regions
The focus of this grant is on the following selected african and asian countries:
– Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Cameroon, Madagascar, South Africa, Tunisia,
– Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam.

Definition projects
Funding of six-month definition projects is intended as a preparatory measure upfront to the R & D projects. They may comprise exploratory measures, feasibility and requirement analyz-es, investigations of country-specific conditions, identification of suitable cooperation partners etc.
The maximum support for a definition project is € 60,000.
Dr. Anja Köhler
phone: +49 2 28/3821 1428
International Office of the BMBF
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
Funding Agency of the DLR
Heinrich-Konen-Straße 1
53227 Bonn

For detailed information see: