Conference Sponsorship by OECD Cooperative Research Programme

Deadline: 10 September 2014
Open to: research scientists working in agriculture, forestry or fisheries
Grant: travel lump sum for invited speakers, 3050€ towards the publication of the proceedings of the Conference


The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) calls for Applications for funding international conferences (such as workshops, congresses and symposia) in 2015.

Applications are invited from research scientists working in agriculture, forestry or fisheries for funding towards a a conference (or workshop, symposium, etc) to take place in a member country of the Co-operative Research Programme. The aim of the Conference Sponsorship scheme is to inform policy makers, industry and academia of current and future research, scientific developments and opportunities in these areas.

Applications should fit into one of the three following research themes:

  • The Natural Resources Challenge;
  • Sustainability in Practice;
  • The Food Chain.


Consideration for support is given to scientific meetings of various sizes and structure ranging from small, focused Workshops to larger Conferences or Congresses, provided they are relevant to the CRP objectives.

Only scientists who are citizens or permanent residents of participating Member countries are eligible for support: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.


  • A Travel Lump Sum for invited speakers from OECD participating Member Countries covers: travel to and from the Conference, accommodation, meals and miscellaneous expenses for the invited speakers and the SAB member(s) to participate in the Conference. It is paid directly to the Speakers to be Funded. CRP funding usually covers a maximum of 12-15 speakers.
  • A contribution of 3 050€ towards the publication of the proceedings of the Conference. This contribution is paid directly to the publishers of the proceedings. OECD CRP requires 60 copies of the proceedings to be sent to the Secretariat and one copy to be provided to each of the funded speakers.


Application deadline is 10 September 2014.

Interested Conference Organisers are requested to complete the electronic form and submit it together with the required documentation.

For further information visit the official website HERE.

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