The Newton Fund builds research and innovation partnerships with 18 partner countries, including Indonesia, to support their economic development and social welfare, and to develop their research and innovation capacity for long-term sustainable growth. It has a total UK Government investment of £735 million up until 2021, with matched resources from the partner countries.
Newton Fund Indonesia is an official collaborative development programme between the UK and Indonesian Government in the area of research and innovation. The 7 year programme, with up to £18 million UK funding for Indonesia was launched in 2014.
The British Council is the programme delivery partner for the Newton Fund specifically for the people pillar.
The British Council in Indonesia is working in partnership with a number of relevant Indonesian government organisations and funding bodies to deliver programmes that benefit Indonesian researchers. At the moment, the Newton Fund Indonesia is the official partner for Indonesia Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MoRTHE) to deliver UK-Indonesia Science & Technology Fund. This partnership was launched on 23rd of March 2016.
The Newton Fund is managed by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and delivered through 15 UK delivery partners, which include the Research Councils, the UK Academies, the British Council, Innovate UK and the Met Office. From its first launch in 2014, the Newton Fund has committed to provide £75 million each year from 2014 to 2019. However, it was announced that the duration is extended to 2021 and the fund is doubled to £150 million per year.
For further information visit the Newton Fund website (www.newtonfund.ac.uk) and follow via Twitter: @NewtonFund
Programmes open for application
Currently, there is no programme open for application.
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