Call for proposals: 2013 MECO-TECO

The 2013 MECO-TECO Call for proposals is now open. In pursuit of cooperation between DOST and the National Science Council of Taipei, the DOST is calling for mutually beneficial and collaborative project proposals for implementation in the 3rd quarter of 2013. Proposals should fall under the following identified priority areas for cooperation:

  • Genomics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology with application to agriculture and health,
    1. e.g. Health (dengue virus including drug discovery and development, development of nano-based diagnostics based on cold and chemiluminiscent detection of dengue virus)
    2. Agriculture (nanomaterials for agricultural applications, biodiversity and conservation and crop/ aquatic stock improvement/ safety)
  • Climate change, environment, geosciences/ geohazards and tectonics
  • Use of sensors towards "smart cities."

Submission of proposals is up to March 30, 2013. For more information, please see the attachments or visit