Research Partnership Grants ASEAN

Research Closed Call 30 Sep 2022 Multiple Countries LH Asia
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Closed Call
30 Sep 2022
Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
LH Asia

The goal of the Research Partnership Grants ASEAN is to establish new scientific collaborations between Switzerland-​based scientists and collaborators in one or multiple ASEAN member states: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Research Partnership Grants ASEAN can be used to initiate new collaborative projects and/or establish new partnerships with scientific institutions in the partner countries.

Objectives of the Research Partnership Grants ASEAN:

  1. To initiate new collaborative projects between Switzerland-​based scientists and scientists affiliated with a university or research institute in one of the ASEAN member states
  2. To establish new research partnerships of mutual interest and benefit
  3. To develop a joint project proposal to be submitted to larger funding agencies (national funding agencies or EU funding schemes)


The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research, including social sciences and humanities.

Professors, senior scientists and postdocs of Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutes, are eligible to apply. Please check the eligible institutions here.

The Switzerland-​based scientist is the main applicant and Principal Investigator (PI) of the project.

Asian-​based scientists interested in acting as co-​applicants have to contact their Switzerland-​based peers. The Leading House Asia does not offer matchmaking services. 


Grant sum: max. 15’000 CHF

Project duration: up to 12 months

Application process:

The Switzerland-​​based main applicant must apply to the Leading House Asia.

1. Submission of your application details via the electronic application form.

2. Upload your application form with the requested appendices in one single pdf document via the application form online.