Public competition is conducted in cooperation with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG).
Projects conducted by international research teams, each of which consists of a Russian research team and a foreign research team, may take part in the competition.
Priority areas for research include:
Biology and Life Sciences,
Fundamental Research for Medicine.
The size of one Foundation’s grant shall range from 4 (four) to 6 (six) million rubles annually.