French-Indonesian Science and Technology Cooperation Program (NUSANTARA)
The Government of the Republic of France in conjunction with the Indonesian Government
have established the NUSANTARA Program. NUSANTARA is jointly managed by the
Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI), the
French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI) and the French
Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR). It should encompass projects by any
research centre irrespective of its administrative attachment.
The objective of NUSANTARA is to promote and support new projects of scientific and technological cooperation, between French and Indonesian researchers in both public and private sectors.
The programme is open to the following research fields:
- Food Technology;
- Energy (new and renewable energy);
- Health and Medicine;
- Marine and Maritime Technology;
- Transportation Technology;
- Information and Communication Technology;
- Human and Social sciences;
- Advanced material, i.e. nanotechnology;
- Climate change and the preservation of the environment: animal and vegetal biodiversity;water, land, climactic changes;
- Assessment and prevention of natural risks and or disaster management – including early
warning system which involve geological, seismic, volcanic, climactic, geomagnetic Sci.French and Indonesian partners have to submit each one a proposal in English containing the same TITLE and SCOPE of WORK to their respective agencies in charge of the management of the NUSANTARA program: to CAMPUS FRANCE online for French counterparts and to RISTEKDIKTI for Indonesian counterparts.
For Indonesian partners, they shall submit one proposal (hard copies) per funding scheme (1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b) that they expect (“Mobility-University” for lecturer mobility, “Mobility- LPNK” for mobility of LPNK members, “Visiting Prof” for welcoming French visiting Prof, “HE Engineer/ Technician” for technical short training, “Research-university” for university requesting research funding and “Research-LPNK” for LPNK requesting research funding).
Any research laboratory from universities, public sector research institutes and small companies is eligible to NUSANTARA. If one of the two partners failed to apply or sent their application before the deadline, the application will be disqualified.