1.      NEWTON FUND – Industry Academia Partnership Programme

WHEN – Submission deadline of full proposal – 27 Nov 2017, funding to start in Mar 2018

WHAT – Under its remit as a delivery partner of the Newton Fund, the Royal Academy of Engineering has partnered with RISTEKDIKTI to enhance engineering teaching, research and innovation outcomes in Indonesian universities through building bilateral industry-academia linkages. This programme also aims to foster greater ties between engineering research and innovation stakeholders in both countries. Our overall objective for the Programme is to strengthen capacity and develop capabilities within Indonesian engineering higher education and research institutions to carry out excellent teaching, research and innovation-related activities through collaboration with industry and UK counterparts.

The Academy will provide up to £50,000 per project over the duration of 2 years for the universities applicant. Projects working on improvement of prototypes or commercialisation will be eligible for further incentive from RISTEKDIKTI ranging between IDR 400 million and IDR 700 million per project per year. This match funding will be provided starting the second year of the projects.

WHO – Applications must include a primary Indonesian university applicant partnering with a UK university and an Indonesian industry. All sectors accepted except for defense, advance material and computer science. To be able to access the matchfunding from RISTEKDIKTI, proposed project must show evidence of technology readiness level 6 and beyond.

FURTHER INFO – http://www.raeng.org.uk/grants-and-prizes/international-research-and-collaborations/newton-fund-programmes/industry-academia-partnership/industry-academia-partnership-%E2%80%93-indonesia



2.      NEWTON FUND – Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia

WHEN – Submission deadline of notification of intent – 4 Dec 2017, deadline of full proposal – 21 Feb 2018, funding to start in Oct 2018

WHAT – Proposals are invited to five research programmes to improve understanding of the impacts of hydrometeorological hazards, such as floods, droughts, landslides and storm surges, in Indonesia, the Philippines, VietNam, Malaysia and Thailand. In Indonesia the joint funding includes the Indonesia Ministry of Research, Technology & Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI), UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and UK Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)

Proposals are sought for collaborative bilateral research projects involving researchers from the UK and Indonesia. Up to £1·5 million is available from NERC and ESRC for its partnership with Indonesia for this call. Projects can request up to £375,000 (80% full economic cost). Projects can have a maximum duration of three years. For the duration of the project, Ristekdikti will provide match funding for the Indonesian component ranging between IDR 600 million and IDR 1.8 billion per project.

WHO – Applications must include a UK research institution/ university, an Indonesian research institution and other associated partners.

FURTHER INFO – http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/funded/programmes/hazards-seasia/news/ao/



Anissa S. Febrina | Research & Innovation Programme Manager |

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