Newton Institutional Links is part of the Newton Fund. This is part of the UK’s official development assistance programme.
Newton Institutional Links provides grants for the development of research and innovation collaborations between the UK and Indonesia. The research facilitated by these grants tackles local development needs and challenges such as extreme weather conditions, access to affordable health care, food and energy security.
The grants are intended to provide small-scale seed funding to:
- start and develop collaborations between academic and research groups, departments and institutions in partner countries and the UK
- support the exchange of expertise and research knowledge
- establish local hubs for UK-partner country activities.
Response to Covid-19
The British Council is aware that the ongoing situation regarding Covid-19 has significantly impacted the research and innovation community. We are committed to ensuring that people all over the world have access to education and remain connected, and we aim to continue to provide opportunities for researchers around the world during a difficult and unpredictable time.
You can also read the British Council Education response to Covid-19.
Call for Applications 2020
Ministry of Research Technology – National Research Innovation Agency of Republic of Indonesia
Kerjasama Luar Negeri (KLN) programme – for Indonesian applicants
|Thematic Priority Areas||
Theme: Addressing COVID-19
With priority areas in:
Information on priority sub-themes is available below
|Duration of Grants||24 months|
Please note that Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Ristekdikti) provides the grant in Indonesian Rupiah.
One application per one Indonesia-UK partner on Newton Fund system.
Newton Fund pays UK institution and Ristekdikti pays in-country institution
Criteria for the UK principal applicant is same with general guidelines
Indonesian applicants only:For Indonesia Principal Investigator
For Basic Research
For Applied Research
In addition to joint report submission via Research fish, Indonesian applicants must also submit narrative and financial report to Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MoRTHE)