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5th coordinated Call for BRICS multilateral projects 2021


To access application forms, please follow the link: http://brics-sti.org/files/JAF_BRICS_Call_2021.docx


The next call under the BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Framework Programme, includes a priority area on: Innovation and entrepreneurship on Photonic, Nanophotonics and metamaterials for addressing

  • bio-medicine;
  • agriculture;
  • food industry; and 
  • energy harvesting issues.


Timeline for the call follow below;

Call announcement – early September 2021

Pre proposal deadline – 22 October 2021

Pre proposal evaluation complete – 10 December 2021

Invitation for full proposals – 14 December 2021

Full proposals (national applications) 18 February 2022

Final decision – April 2022


For enquires and submissions please email:

Mr Zipho Zwane

Portfolio Manager: International Partnerships



Mr Kagiso Moloto

Assistant Director: Bilateral Relations