Newton Fund opportunities

1. Institutional Links April call 2018

2. Cost funded workshop in the UK on 'Vertical IoT solutions and its applications in smart agriculture and disaster management'   

3. Newton Researcher Links workshops in Vietnam

1. Call for applications for Institutional Links grant April 2018

Newton Institutional Links aims to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development. These grants are funded under the Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), together with partner funders from around the world.
  • Size of grant: £50,000 - £150,000
  • Priority areas: (i) Future cities, (ii) Digital, innovation and creativity, and (iii) Agriculture
  • Duration of grants: up to 24 months
  • ODA requirement: relevance to economic development or social welfare
  • Apply online by 8 June 2018, 1600 UK time.

Find further information here.
The workshop is supported by a Research Environment Links grant, ID 339568416, under the Newton Programme Vietnam partnership.
  • Date of the workshop: 23-27 July 2018
  • Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Participants: academic researchers from UK and Vietnam research institutions or universities, and NGOs, government agencies, industry and other civil society organisations
  • UK coordinator: Associate Professor Trung Q. Duong, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  • Vietnam coordinator: Dr Nguyen-Son Vo, Duy Tan University, Danang, Vietnam
  • Discipline: Internet of Things, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, and different disciplines like Agriculture and Environment
  • All related costs including: travel, accommodation, meals and visa will be covered
  • Deadline for application: 25 May 2018.

Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research.
On this page you can find a number of Newton Researcher Links workshops organised in Vietnam in the near future, and other funding opportunities. Please visit the page frequently to keep updated.