USAID STRIDE Call for Grants Applications Now Open!


USAID STRIDE invites Philippine academic institutions to submit applications for research in agribusiness, fisheries, and food manufacturing. Applications from the following will be considered:

  1. Philippine academic institutions in Batangas, Bohol/Tagbilaran, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, Puerto Princesa/Palawan and Zamboanga, in line with USAID's Cities Development Inititative (CDI).
  2. Any Philippine academic institution in partnership with institutions located in Batangas, Bohol/Tagbilaran, Cagayan de Oro, Puerto Princesa/Palawan and Zamboanga.
  3. All research proposals should have a clear link to inclusive economic growth.

USAID STRIDE is targeting the following specific sectors:

  • Agribusiness
  • Fisheries
  • Food manufacturing


Visit to register. 
Deadline of submissions is on April 15, 2016.



Call for Proposals for CY 2016-2017 (TECHNICOM Program)

This is an official call for proposals for CY 2016-2017 funding opportunity of the Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNICOM) Program, one of the Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) flagship programs being implemented by Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI).

TECHNICOM Program provides assistance to commercially-viable breakthroughs that are on its pre-commercialization phase. For your reference see attached document highlighting the scope of assistance and submission process.

For inquiries, you may get in touch with Engr. Marvin Eric O. Dela Cruz and/or Ms. Irene Vee O. Esteban of TECHNICOM Program Unit at (02) 837-2071 loc. 2157/2167, 0927-398-5336 or telefax (02) 838-1127 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme

Re-sharing this funding opportunity:

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation announced that up to 20 fellowships will be awarded to prospective leaders from non-European transition or developing countries who are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. The young climate experts will come to Germany for a year to work alongside a host of their own choosing on a research-related project.

The closing date for applications is 1 March. The fellowships will begin on 1 March 2017. Visit for detailed information on the programme and the online application package. An information sheet (in German, English, Spanish and Portuguese) can be downloaded from The fellowships are funded under the Federal Environment Ministry's International Climate Initiative. Please note that anyone who has already received sponsorship from the Humboldt Foundation is not entitled to apply for this fellowship.