UK-DIPI Joint Health Research Call on Infectious Diseases

By on June 5, 2016

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and Dana Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (DIPI) are pleased to invite basic research proposals to the UK-Indonesia: Joint Health Research Call on infectious diseases through the Newton Fund.

This initiative will provide funding for high quality 2 year collaborative research projects focused on addressing infectious diseases of relevance to Indonesia.

Areas of priority:

Dengue, dengue-like illness and other vector-borne diseases
Malaria
Avian Influenza
Hepatitis
Tuberculosis
In total, up to £3m of funding will be made available for this initiative: up to £2m of MRC funding; and up to approximately £1m (20bn Rupiah) from DIPI. However, we would expect each project to cost approximately £600k (up to approximately £400k to be requested from the MRC and up to approximately £200k from DIPI.

Researchers interested in this call are asked to submit a short expression of interest to international@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk by 15 June 2016.

Details on eligibility and supporting documents on this call can be obtained on http://www.dipi.id/en/dipi-mrc/

Important dates:

15 June 2016: Closing date for Investigators to indicate their intention to submit a proposal

14 July 2016 (4pm UK time): Deadline for Investigators to submit proposal

For queries relating to the scope of this call, please contact:
dipi-mrc@dipi.id and/or international@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk