Czech Science Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary 1. 9. 2023

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) today celebrates 30 years since it first funded science projects. During its existence, the Czech Science Foundation has funded over 20,000 basic research projects worth more than CZK 71 billion (nearly EUR 3 billion). “It took less than a year to establish our Foundation, launch the first call for proposals, […]

Belgian and Ukrainian agencies looking for foreign reviewers for panels 13. 4. 2023

The Belgian agency Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and the Ukrainian agency National Research Foundation of Ukraine (NRFU) are looking for foreign experts for their review panels, spanning all fields of basic research. For the Belgian FWO, the deadline for submissions is May 1st, 2023. All necessary information can be found on the website of the FWO. […]

Tenders for 2024 Projects 13. 2. 2023

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) is announcing calls for proposals for tenders in the area of Standard Projects, JUNIOR STAR, POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP, and International and Lead Agency projects. The submission deadline is 4 April. The winners will be announced in November this year. Projects which win funding after passing the multi-stage evaluation process will […]

Scientists of the Czech Republic and Croatia to Work Together 7. 2. 2023

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) and the Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ) have agreed on cooperating. Researchers from both countries will be able to submit proposals for joint scientific projects. Projects worth several million crowns a year are expected to receive funding. “Croatia is not only a summer holiday destination, but also a country that cultivates […]

What public tenders will GACR be announcing this year? 20. 1. 2023

As every year, GACR will announce the Standard Projects tender this year, which is aimed at all scientists. Other announced tenders will include International Projects, in which joint projects can be proposed by investigators from two or more countries, and the JUNIOR STAR and POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP projects for scientists at the beginning of their […]

Czech scientists will work with the USA in the area of cybersecurity 16. 1. 2023

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) has successfully expanded its cooperation with the largest American grant agency, the National Science Foundation (NSF). Henceforth, scientists from both countries will be able to co-operate on scientific projects in the field of cybersecurity. It is expected that several million CZK a year will be expended in the support of […]

Czech Science Foundation to Fund over 500 New Projects Starting this January 2. 12. 2022

In its largest grant scheme, the Czech Science Foundation (GACR) will fund 459 new projects in all areas of research starting next year. These projects will receive CZK 3.5 billion over the next three years. In addition to Standard Projects, the results of the POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP tender for early-career scientists have been announced. Together […]

Nearly CZK 1 bn Earmarked for Highly Selective EXPRO and JUNIOR STAR Projects 4. 11. 2022

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) will fund 10 new EXPRO projects and 23 JUNIOR STAR projects starting next year. These prestigious schemes both aim to promote scientific excellence through superior conditions – EXPRO is designed for seasoned scientists who have a groundbreaking idea, whereas JUNIOR STAR will allow outstanding scientists in their early careers to […]

New Evaluation Panel Members Wanted 17. 10. 2022

Every year, the Czech Science Foundation (GACR) receives over three thousand project proposals from all areas of basic research. Over 400 renowned experts help to select the best ones. As the terms in office of about half of them are coming to an end in March 2023, the GACR is launching a call for nominations […]

Associate Professor Martina Hřebíčková taking over Social Sciences and Humanities, professor Martin Hartl becomes Vice-President 12. 10. 2022

Effective from October, the Czech government appointed doc. PhDr. Martina Hřebíčková, DSc., member of the Presidium who will be responsible for Social Sciences and Humanities. In this position, she succeeds Vice-President prof. Ing. Stanislava Hronová, CSc., dr. h. c. who completed her second term in office. Prof. Ing. Martin Hartl, Ph.D., responsible for Technical Sciences, […]


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