According to science.com, December 11, 2014, on December 8, the ministry of science and technology research conditions and finance department issued "on the national key basic research development plan (973 plan)2015 new project budget arrangement (the first two years) preliminary program announcement" notice:
After evaluation by intermediary institutions and comprehensive review by budget management departments, the first two years of the 2015 national key basic research and development plan (973 plan) for 152 new projects have been preliminarily determined (see annex). The procedures prescribed in the measures for the administration of special funds for national key basic research and development programs are hereby publicized. If you have any major objection to the budget of this batch of projects, please feedback to the research conditions and finance department of the ministry of science and technology in written form before December 17, 2014, and contact our company through email at the same time.
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Annex: summary of the budget arrangement of special funds for national key basic research and development plan (973 plan)
The project number is 2015CB655300. The "design and preparation of application-oriented high-performance water treatment membrane" project undertaken by wang yong, chief scientist of nanjing university of technology, received a special fund of 7.7 million yuan.