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Call for proposals under Newton Fund-BAR partnership

Call status: Open

Letter of Intent deadline: 22 June 2017, 16:00 (BST)

Application deadline: 13 July 2017, 16:00 (BST)

Summary

The UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), in collaboration with the following overseas partners:

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • The Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries Biotechnology Programme, Department of Agriculture (DA Biotech Programme)
  • The Philippine Bureau of Agricultural Research, Department of Agriculture (DA BAR)
  • Thailand National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

are pleased to announce a call for collaborative proposals to address research challenges in swine and poultry. The purpose of this call is to build on the combined strengths of academic research groups within China, the Philippines, Thailand and the UK to work collaboratively on research that will underpin the development of novel strategies to diagnose, prevent, manage or treat microbiological diseases of swine and poultry, to promote safe, healthy, resilient and sustainable food production systems in China and/or South East Asia and reduce the potential incidence of zoonotic disease.

For more information please refer to the link below:

http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/filter/joint-swine-poultry-initiative/