ISPRS: Call for Educational and Capacity-building Initiatives in 2018 - 01/11/2017

In accordance with the statutory mission and activities of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), the society shall provide funds to support educational and capacity-building initiatives. These will further improve its international status in the educational area in the field of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, and will therefore benefit all ISPRS members. Future calls for funding shall be made on a two-yearly basis (in odd years), and dependent on the budgetary restrictions at the time of the call for proposals. In view of ISPRS resources, the council is making available up to CHF40,000 to support capacity-building initiatives in 2018.

The maximum funding assigned to any one scientific project shall be CHF10,000. Projects should commence on or after 1 February 2018 and can be of any duration up to a maximum of 12 months, to be completed on or before 31st January 2019. If possible, results should be presented at the ISPRS Com. V Symposium to be held in India in late 2018 (see for details).

ISPRS Working Group Officers are invited to submit applications to their respective Technical Commission President by the deadline below. Further details, including information on the topics and the application process, are available in Appendix 9b of the Orange Book.

Any queries should be addressed to the ISPRS Treasurer, Songnian Li, at [email protected].


Announcement of Scientific Initiatives: 31 October 2017.

Deadline for submission of proposals from WG Officers to TCPs: 15 December 2017.

Deadline for submission of recommendation from TCPs to ISPRS Treasurer: 15 January 2018.

Announcement of successful grants by Council: Monday 25 January 2018.

Funding available from 1 February 2018.

Last updated: 27/02/2018