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Call for Research Proposals

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) are pleased to announce that the Malaysia Science Endowment (MSE) x International Science Partnership Fund (ISPF) Research Collaboration Grant is calling for research proposals!

Malaysia Science Endowment (MSE) is an initiative by MOSTI and ASM to sustain the national R&D funding. Through MSE, the Malaysian Government collaborates with the government of the United Kingdom (UK) to jointly implement the MSE x ISPF Research Collaboration Grant. This grant aims to foster innovation and knowledge exchange between both countries.

Eligible researchers from Malaysia and the UK can jointly apply for the MSE x ISPF Research Collaboration Grant which grants up to GBP 180,000 (approx. RM 1,060,000) per project to support collaborative research.

The MSE x ISPF Research Collaboration Grant focuses on these thematic areas:

  1. Resilient Planet: Leading the green industrial revolution to protect the planet.
  2. Transformative Technologies: Developing responsible technologies to secure our place in tomorrow’s world.
  3. Healthy People, Animals, and Plants: Researching and Innovating for secure and healthy populations.
  4. Tomorrow’s Talent: Nurturing talent to drive inclusion, research, and innovation.

Research proposals are encouraged:

  •  To be at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 4 and/or above;
  •  Transdisciplinary; and
  • Involving collaborations with other institutions, industry and/or civil society.

The proposal should include one Project Leader each from Malaysia and UK, submitting only one application. The project duration is 24 months.

Click on the tabs to discover additional information about the criteria and application details.
To connect with us, please email or call Ms. Ng Yin Zhuang at +603-6203 0633 (Ext 207)

Deadline: 12 March 2024, 20:00 (GMT +8)