Matchmaking for joint Indonesian - Dutch research

22 December 2017

The Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEK-DIKTI) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) cordially invite stakeholders in the field of food, water and rule of law for a roundtable matchmaking event on 19 January organised by NWO in Jakarta, Indonesia, in collaboration with Nuffic Neso Indonesia.

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NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development foresees to open a jointly coordinated call for proposals in the Cooperation Indonesia-The Netherlands programme which aims at further developing the scientific and societal agenda on the topics of

  • food,
  • water, and
  • rule of law.

It invites consortia of research institutes and other organisations (both public and private) in the Netherlands and in Indonesia to submit joint full proposals, preceded by a Letter of Intent. The call will be published in January 2018 on the NWO-website.

Aim of the matchmaking event is to offer participants the opportunity to briefly pitch ideas, questions, challenges or envisioned game changers, and to speed-date with prospective (research) partners who can enhance the probability of success. From the Indonesian side this will include projects financed by RISTEK-DIKTI. NWO and RISTEK-DIKTI will also briefly present the call and the conditions for applying.

The matchmaking process

Participants will be invited to register and submit their research, technology and/or business cooperation profiles in the Matchmaking Event platform. During the event a round table set up will be organised to enable participants to get in contact with their potential partners. The round table schedule will be available to the participants a few days before the event. Participants who cannot attend the meeting in Jakarta will be given the opportunity to present their profiles by means of a one-slide presentation which will be shown during the round table meetings. Moreover, In February 2018 a webinar will be organised for the themes food and water.

How to register for the Matchmaking?

Please REGISTER and create your cooperation profile before 12 January 2018.

The Cooperation Indonesia - The Netherlands Programme

RISTEK-DIKTI and NWO work together in the Cooperation Indonesia-The Netherlands programme to finance joint research that is in alignment with the national science agendas of Indonesia and the Netherlands, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the EU Grand Societal Challenges.

Practical information:
Ms. Nanya Burki

At NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development:
Ms. Rapti Miedema (policy officer)
Telephone: +31 70 349 4076

Source: NWO