HSE University announces open competition of projects to create experimental research laboratories in natural sciences from 01.02.2022 to 31.12.2026. The competition runs from August 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021. The results of the competition will be announced by December 25, 2021. Information about the winners of the competition will be posted on the HSE University website.

The objectives of the Competition

The purpose of the competition is to create, support and develop scientific fields and international-level schools at HSE University, as well as to develop modern infrastructure in the university’s natural science cluster as part of HSE University’s active involvement in the global scientific process.

The competition is aimed at creating experimental research laboratories at HSE University in Moscow.

Priority topics

  • Biophotonics

  • Aging: Biology, Physiology, Biomedicine, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics

Funding

Competition winners will receive:

1. up to 180 million roubles in 2022–2023 for the purchase of scientific equipment

2. funding for wages, academic mobility, consumables, maintenance of equipment and other expenses related to scientific activities:

  • up to 13 million roubles per year in 2022–2023
  • up to 17 million roubles per year in 2024–2026

FAQ

What are the objectives of the Competition?

What areas of research are in priority?

Who can take part in the Competition?

What funding is allocated to the Laboratory?

For how long is the Laboratory allocated funding?

How will the Laboratory be set up?

What are the requirements for scientific research?

What are the responsibilities of the Head of the Laboratory?

What are the requirements for the formed team of the Laboratory during the entire period of the practical implementation of the project?

What are the performance indicators of the Laboratory?

How will the activities of the Laboratory be assessed?

Who bears the cost of participating in the competition?

How to apply for participation in the Competition?

What parts does the application form for participation in the Competition?

What is the order of consideration of applications?

What are the application evaluation criteria?

When will the results of the Competition be announced?

Contacts

If you have any questions about the competition, please contact 2konkurs@hse.ru.

Applications should be sent in electronic form to 2konkurs@hse.ru by 23:59 on September 30, 2021 (Moscow time).