The results of the Estonian-Taiwan travel grant 2022 call were announced

The Call was open from 1st October until 13 December, 2021. The exchange visit programme provides opportunities for researchers from one partner country to visit research institutions in another partner country with the aim to facilitate research cooperation between Estonia and Taiwan.

The areas for the 2022 travel grant call were:

– Health
– Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society
– Civil Security for Society
– Digital, Industry and Space
– Climate, Energy and Mobility
– Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment

Four applications were submitted to the call and three grants were awarded by joint decision of ETAG and Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST):

Margit Olle, NGO Veggies Cultivation
Improved nutrition of vegetable crops through insect frass fertilization“, for visit to Director Wen Li Lee at Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute.

Mikk Espenberg, University of Tartu
Application of integrated bioelectrochemical-wetland systems to advance the microbial communities for the power production and mitigation of agricultural water pollution and greenhouse gas emissions“, for visit to Prof. Hsun-Yi Chen at National Taiwan University.

Rain Männikus, Tallinn University of Technology
Improvement of Directional Wave Spectrum Measurement and Analysis using Miniature Buoys Array“, for visit to Prof. Hwa Chien at National Central University.


The next call for the travel grant to visit Taiwanese research institutions in 2023 will open in autumn 2022.

More information about the Taiwan-Estonian travel grant is available at the webpage of Estonian Research Council.


Contact at Estonian Research Council
Katrin Saar
Phone: 731 7386