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Deadlines for grant applications

Applications may be submitted at any time. The next deadline is 1 July 2012. Applications received later than this date will be considered during the next evaluation cycle.

As applicants will be informed about the final decision on funding within a year following submission of the application, it is important for them to consider this when making a decision on the dates of their activity.

NATO helps Belarus and Ukraine cope with flood risks

29 Nov. 2011 – The Pripyat River Basin on the border between Belarus and Ukraine is prone to severe flooding, impacting local communities and economies. The basin includes the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and one of the river’s tributaries provides a local nuclear power station with cooling water, so effective monitoring is essential.

NATO boosts energy solutions for the military

10 Nov 2011 – More than 200 energy experts from NATO, partner countries and the private sector gathered on 10 November 2011 in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius to discuss technologies for making the military less dependent on fossil fuel. The conference “Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Applications” focussed on measures to increase the effectiveness and improve the security of future military missions, while reducing the military’s carbon footprint.

Preparing for tomorrow: cyber defence and the New Strategic Concept

10-11 Oct 2011 – Despite the launch of NATO’s New Strategic Concept in Lisbon, there remain many unanswered questions regarding the Alliance’s mission in cyberspace. Experts have attempted to decipher the position of cyber threats within the context of NATO’s grand strategic debate, both nationally and internationally. So where does the task of countering these threats fit among the Alliance’s core commitments? And what challenges do they present to security and defence policies?


The Science for Peace and Security Programme offers grants to scientists in NATO, Partner and Mediterranean Dialogue countries to collaborate on priority research areas.




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