- Business Innovation through S&T (BIST) for Industry
- Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy (CRADLE)
- Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) Program
- R&D Leadership Program (RDLead)
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the Medical Research Council-United Kingdom (MRC) is inviting researchers to submit concept proposals for the Second UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call. This initiative between PCHRD and MRC aims to provide funding for high quality 3-year collaborative research projects focusing on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases of relevance to the Philippines.
The research call is part of the UK's Newton Fund Programme, an Official Development Assistance to the Philippines aimed at developing science and innovation partnerships to promote economic development and welfare. For the Philippines, they invite concept proposals on Infectious Diseases and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)
The research call will provide financial assistance of up to ₤400K from UK, and up to ₤250K/PhP 16 Million Pesos from the Philippines per project, to support activities for up to 3 years. The research call intends to find a total of six (6) joint projects: four (4) in Infectious Diseases, and two (2) in Diabetes Mellitus. Please note that applicants are required to have one UK Principal Investigator and one Filipino Principal Investigator.
Attached are the following documents: Call Specification, Applicant Guidelines, and Concept Proposal Form. All files can also be accessed through the PCHRD website
WHO MAY BE NOMINATED
The nominee must possess the following minimum qualifications:
The nominee need not be a faculty member at the time of his/her nomination. Should he/she be appointed as Director, he/she must have a faculty appointment.
WHO MAY NOMINATE
The following may submit nominations:
WHAT TO SUBMIT
Nominators (individuals or groups) shall submit:
17 April 2017: Deadline for submission of nominations to the Office of the Chancellor
21 April 2017 (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.):Presentation of End of Term Report of the Current OICA Director at the OVCRE Annex (All interested parties are free to attend.)
24 April 2017 (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.): Presentation of the Vision, Mission, and Goals of Nominees at the OVCRE Annex (All interested parties are free to attend.)