Translational Research Grant 2021 Opening
SDEC Translational Research Grant aim to accelerate the translation and commercialization of research outputs to support the new economy through the creation of deep-tech companies in Sarawak.
Translational research is a research that produce outcomes that will benefit or have an impact to the public and private sectors as well as the communities. As one of the underlying components in Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy, the state is focusing on enhancing the inculcation of research, innovation and commercialization amongst the institute of higher learning in Sarawak.
SDEC Translational Research Grant is established to spur research and development activities that are aligned with the Sarawak Digital Economy Initiative. It is focusing on translational research and innovation that will have direct impacts to the Sarawak communities.
The grant application is open to academic staff of CoE partner institutions with the following guidelines:
- The Principal Investigator (PI)/project leader must be an academic staff from Sarawak based University.
- The Co-investigators are to be from Centre of Excellence (CoE) partner institutions.
- Applicant is only allowed to be the Principal Investigator for one (1) project in every cycle.
- Principal Investigator and/or Co-investigator who moves to another university that is not part of CoE must relinquish the position.