The Indonesian Science Fund (Dana Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia, DIPI) has recently
been established under the auspices of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI).
This 2016 Research Call aims to provide grants for research in the following two
* Life, health and nutrition
* Identity, diversity and culture
Competitive research grants up to three years and IDR 1,5 billion/year will be
offered for researchers from Indonesia to pursue high-quality scientific research
projects. The funder aims to support fundamental, frontier, and excellent research
in the above two focus areas of importance to Indonesia’s future. For this 2016
Research Call, Principal Investigators applying for the grants are required to be of
Indonesian nationality and based in Indonesia. Domestic and international
collaborations between researchers and their institutions are encouraged, as are
interdisciplinary projects, but neither is a requirement. The expected result of the
research must be eligible for publication in highly reputable scientific journal.
The Principal Investigator should demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition
and feasibility of his or her scientific proposal. Proposals of an interdisciplinary
nature – which cross the boundaries between different field of research, or
proposals introducing unconventional, innovative approaches and scientific
inventions – are encouraged. The procedure for evaluating applicants’ qualification
will emphasize the individual’s scientific ability and creativity, the
innovativeness of the research approaches, and the potential of the project, if
successful, to have a significant impact on the field.
* The research focus areas related to life, health and nutrition sciences include,
but are not limited to, those biological issues described in Cluster 3 of the
* The research focus areas related to identity, diversity and culture include, but
are not limited to, those social science issues described in Cluster 1 of the
Other focus areas
addressed in SAINS45 will not be supported in this call, being reserved for funding
in subsequent years. The entire SAINS45 publication can be accessed at
All projects that receive funding must be completed by December 31, 2019. Online
proposal submission begins on May 15, 2016. The deadline for proposal submission is
July 31, 2016, at 11.59 WIB.
For more information about the grant call, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org