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Newton Institutional Links provides grants for the development of research and innovation collaborations between the UK and Indonesia.
Dipublikasi: April 12, 2018 - Kategori: berita

Newton Institutional Links

Newton Institutional Links is part of the Newton Fund. This is part of the UK’s official development assistance programme.

Newton Institutional Links provides grants for the development of research and innovation collaborations between the UK and Indonesia. The research facilitated by these grants tackles local development needs and challenges such as extreme weather conditions, access to affordable health care, food and energy security.

The grants are intended to provide small-scale seed funding to:

  • start and develop collaborations between academic groups, departments and institutions in partner countries and the UK
  • support the exchange of expertise and research knowledge
  • establish local hubs for UK-partner country activities.

Call for Applications 2018/19

Item Description
Indonesia Co-Partner Directorate of Research and Development – Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Ristekdikti/MoRTHE)

Kerjasama Luar Negeri (KLN) programme – for Indonesian applicants from university

Thematic Priority Areas
  1. Food – Agriculture
  2. Integration of Energy Research – New and Renewable
  3. Health – Drugs
  4. Transportation
  5. Information and Communication Technology
  6. Advanced Materials
  7. Maritime
  8. Disaster Management
  9. Social Humanities – Art of Culture – Education

Information on priority sub-themes is available below

Duration of Grants 12 months
Grant Value Total value of maximum GBP 132,000, consists of GBP 80,000 for UK side of the grant (by Newton Fund) IDR 1,000,000,000* for Indonesian side of the grant (by Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education)

*Please note that Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Ristekdikti) provides the grant in Indonesian Rupiah. Newtron fund  (UK Side): Minimum GBP 50,000, Maximum GBP 80,000 from Newton Fund Ristekdikti (ID Side): IDR 190,000,000 to IDR 1,000,000,000. (approx GBP 10k to 52k – Based on type of focus and research ouputs)

*On Indonesia side of the grant, research funding size will be IDR 190,000,000 to IDR 1,000,000 depending on the focus and type of research (whether it’s basic or applied). This will be confirmed by ristekdikti on recommendation by Indonesian reviewer.

Application Submission One application per one Indonesia-UK partner on Newton Fund system.
Contractual Arrangement Newton Fund pays UK institution and Ristekdikti pays in-country institution
Other Considerations Criteria for the UK principal applicant is same with general guidelines

Indonesian applicants only:

For Indonesia Principal Investigator 

  • Indonesian Principal Investigators has to be registered in Simlitabnas (Sistem Informasi Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat)
  • Works at Indonesian Higher Education
  • For other eligibility criteria of Indonesia PI, Please refer to SIMLITABNAS guidelines (Panduan Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat edisi xii Tahun 2018) page 22 through http://bit.ly/panduansimlitabnas2018 under Penelitian Dasar and Penelitian Terapan

In addition to joint report submission via Research fish, Indonesian applicants must also submit narrative and financial report to Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MoRTHE)