UK-Indonesia Joint Health Research Call on Infectious Diseases


The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the 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 focusing on infectious diseases of relevance to Indonesia. DIPI and MRC welcome proposals across the spectrum of infectious diseases and have highlighted the following areas of interest as particular priorities:

  • Dengue, dengue-like illness and other vector-borne diseases
  • Malaria
  • Avian Influenza
  • Hepatitis
  • Tuberculosis

In total, up to £3m will be made available for this initiative: up to £2m from the MRC and up to approximately £1m (20bn Rupiah) from DIPI.

Expressions of Interest:

Researchers planning to submit to this scheme are asked to submit a short expression of interest to  by 15 June 2016.

  • Open date: 12 May 2016
  • EOI Closing date: 15 Jun 2016 16:00 GMT+1

For more information on this funding scheme, please take a look at the scheme website and feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to apply!