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Eighth «mega-grant» competition announced
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education Russia, in its effort to implement the decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 220 «On measures of engagement of leading scientists in Russian educational institutions of higher education, scientific foundations and state research centers of the Russian Federation», announces the eighth competition for «mega-grants».

Grant from the Government of the Russian Federation are provided in the amount of up to 90 million rubles each to create laboratories under supervision of leading scientists within scientific and educational institutions to conduct relevant and forward-looking research in 2021 – 2023.

The main objectives of the research conducted in Russian universities and educational under supervision of leading scientists are:

  • creation of world-class research laboratories;

  • achievement of breakthrough academic results and solution of concrete and applied problems within the domains defined in the Strategy for Scientific and Technological Development of the Russian Federation that are crucial to the progress of the innovation economics of Russia;

  • training highly qualified professionals capable of contributing to solving such problems.

Russian universities and scientific institutions can participate in the competition in collaboration foreign or Russian leading scientists who occupy the leading positions in their fields of studies.

Applications for participation in the eighth «mega-grant» competition will be accepted until 14 hours 00 minutes of 03 August 2020 (Moscow time). The Ministry of Science and Higher Educaation of the Russian Federation is planning to conclude the results of the competition before 15 December 2020.



3 years
2021-2023 years
Time span of the project
90
million rubles
Maximum funding amount
465
Applications
43
Winners
Winners
Branch of science
Clear
City
Clear
Country leading scientist
Clear

Hosting organization
Field of studies
City
Invited researcher
Time span of the project
Laboratory. Invited researcher Kaiser Ralf Ingo

P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Space sciences

Moscow

Kaiser Ralf Ingo

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Kholkine Andrei Leonidovitch

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher education «National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University»

Material Technology

Tomsk

Kholkine Andrei Leonidovitch

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Keenlyside Noel

A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheris Physics Russian Academy of Sciences

Earth studies and related Ecological sciences

Moscow

Keenlyside Noel

Australia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Silberschmidt Vadim

Federal state budgetary educational institution of Higher Education "Perm National Research Polytechnic University"

Mechanics and machinery

Perm

Silberschmidt Vadim

United Kingdom

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Resnati Giuseppe

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher education «National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University»

Chemistry

Tomsk

Resnati Giuseppе

Italy

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Tetko Igor

  G. A. Krestov Institute of Solution Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Computer science and information technologies

Ivanovo

Tetko Igor

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Bendahan David

   ITMO University

Health studies

St. Petersburg

Bendahan David

France

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Salmi Tapio Olav

N.D.Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Russian Academu of Sciences

Chemistry

Moscow

Salmi Tapio Olavi

Finland

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Bassin Mark

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher education "Tyumen state University"

Tyumen

Bassin Mark

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Demir Hilmi Volkan

   ITMO University

Nanotechnologeis

St. Petersburg

Demir Hilmi Volkan

Turkey

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Legrand Michel

Institute of Geography Russian Academy of Sciences

Earth studies and related Ecological sciences

Moscow

Legrand Michel

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Martin Philip Lester

  Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Economics and Business

Moscow

Martin Philip Lester

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Shapiro Michael

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Higher School of Economics — National Research University»

Maths

Moscow

Shapiro Michael

Russia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Rozanov Evgueni Vladimirovich

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "Saint-Petersburg State University"

Earth studies and related Ecological sciences

St. Petersburg

Rozanov Evgueni Vladimirovich

Russia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Olson Stuart Douglas

A.M.Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Languages and literature

Moscow

Olson Stuart Douglas

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Kaibyshev Rustam Oskarovich

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “Russian State Agrarian University-Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy”

Material Technology

Moscow

Kaibyshev Rustam Oskarovich

Russia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Volinsky Alexei

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education «National Research Tomsk State University»

Medical biotechnologies

Tomsk

Volinsky Alexei

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Wang Jun

Autonomus Non-Profit Organization for Higher Education "Skolkovo Institute of Science and Tehnology"

Computer science and information technologies

Moscow

Wang Jun

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Klingeler Rudiger

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «National University of Science and Technology "MISiS"»

Physics

Moscow

Klingeler Rudiger

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Simos Theodore Elias

  Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "Ulyanovsk State Technical University"

Maths

Ulyanovsk

Simos Theodore Elias

Greece

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Lenore A Grenoble

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University»

Languages and literature

Yakutsk

Grenoble Lenore A

USA

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Kulmala Markku Tapio

  Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Lomonosov Moscow State University»

Earth studies and related Ecological sciences

Moscow

Kulmala Markku Tapio

Finland

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Martin-Moreno Luis

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology»

Electrotechics, electronics and information technologies

Moscow

Martin-Moreno Luis

Spain

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Bilimoria Purushottama Padmaksa Bharati

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Peoples' Friendship University of Russia»

Philosophy

Moscow

Bilimoria Purushottama Padmaksa Bharati

Australia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Liang Xing-Jie

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (Sechenovskiy University)

Medical biotechnologies

Moscow

Liang Xing-Ji

China

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Giumlia-Mair Alessandra

Institute of Archaeology Russian Academy of Sciences

History and archaeology

Moscow

Giumlia-Mair Alessandra

Switzerland

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Menu Michel Alexandre

ITMO University

Humanities

St. Petersburg

Menu Michel Alexandre

France

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Yakovlev Dmitri Robert

P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Physics

Moscow

Yakovlev Dmitri Robert

Russia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Ono Teruo

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Far Eastern Federal University»

Electrotechics, electronics and information technologies

Vladivostok

Ono Teruo

Japan

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Fridman Emilia Moiseevna

Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering of the Russian Academu of Sciences

Mechanics and machinery

St. Petersburg

Fridman Emilia Moiseevna

Israel

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Terzija Vladimir

Autonomus Non-Profit Organization for Higher Education "Skolkovo Institute of Science and Tehnology"

Moscow

Terzija Vladimir

United Kingdom

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Kuzyakov Yakov Viktorovich

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher education "Tyumen state University"

Agricultural biotechnologies

Tyumen

Kuzyakov Yakov Viktorovich

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Simon Hans-Uwe

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Kazan (Volga region) Federal University»

Fundamental medicine

Kazan

Simon Hans-Uwe

Switzerland

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Hayashizaki Yoshihide

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education  «Kazan (Volga region) Federal University»

Biology and biochemistry

Kazan

Hayashizaki Yoshihide

Japan

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Lednev Igor Konstantinovich

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education «National Research Tomsk State University»

Medical biotechnologies

Tomsk

Lednev Igor Konstantinovich

Russia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Prokopenko Inga

   Ufa Federal Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Biology and biochemistry

Ufa

Prokopenko Inga

United Kingdom

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Kostylev Mikhail Pavlovich

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education «Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" »

Physics

St. Petersburg

Kostylev Mikhail Pavlovich

Australia

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Bodenhausen Geoffrey

International Tomography Center Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences

Chemistry

Novosibirsk

Bodenhausen Geoffrey

France

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Sunden Bengt Aake

  Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Energy and rational natural resources usage

Novosibirsk

Sunden Bengt Aake

Sweden

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Taylor James Roy

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education «Ulyanovsk State University»

Computer science and information technologies

Ulyanovsk

Taylor James Roy

United Kingdom

2021-2023

Laboratory. Invited researcher Hedenmalm Haakan Per

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education «Saint-Petersburg State University”

Maths

St. Petersburg

Hedenmalm Haakan Per

Sweden

2021-2023