Latest European Research Funding


4 November 2019






EURAXESS Prize  Winners from ASEAN Heading to Berlin to Compete in the Falling Walls Lab Finale

Five winners of the Falling Walls Labs in ASEAN will compete against winners from more than 75 countries 

Read their stories here 




European Funding and Fellowship Opportunities




DIES ProGRANT: Proposal Writing Workshop for Research Grants for Indonesian and Malaysian Researchers. Deadline 15 November
A workshop to  to train researchers and young PhD holders in developing a promising research proposal for national or international research funding (every participant will have the opportunity to tailor their application to the funding institution of their choice). Details here




First Call for Proposals under the Thailand-Spain Innovation Programme in Life Sciences. Deadline 24 January 2020
This Call is open to collaborative R&D projects in  Regenerative & Precision Medicine • Functional Foods • Natural-based products • Medical Devices & Robotics • Clinical Research • IT Health applications.  Details here




Germany: International Climate Protection Fellowship for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries. Deadline 1 March 2020
Spend a year working with a host of your choice in Germany on a research-based project you have developed yourself in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation Details here




Southeast Asia - Europe Joint Funding Scheme. Innovation Call Open. Deadline 18 November 
Innovation call in smart cities and infectious diseases open. Funding can cover personnel, equipment, consumables, travel and workshops. Details here




Sweden - 15 PhD Positions in the EU Funded 'CanFaster' Project on Cancer and Entrepreneurship. ASEAN Researchers Eligible
The programme will recruit 15 fellows during three calls. The goal is to "faster forward" discoveries in cancer research, to speed up the time from discovery to change in clinical practice. The research openings are connected to the faculties of Medicine and Engineering at Lund University. Details here




Scholarships for Erasmus-Mundus Joint Masters Programme in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems (Tropimundo). Deadline 30 November
TROPIMUNDO students are able to concentrate on botany, zoology and integrative ecosystem approaches in institutions worldwide in 2 Master years, of which an entire semester is spent in the tropics. Detail here 




Switzerland: Biozentrum PhD Fellowship Programme in Biology. ASEAN Researchers Eligible
The Biozentrum encourages talented, ambitious and highly motivated young scientists from all over the world to apply for the prestigious and sought after fellowships offered by the Biozentrum Basel International PhD Program. Details here




Germany: 15 Interdisciplinary PhD positions in Scientific Computing, Data Science and Physics. ASEAN Researchers Eligible. Deadline 1 December 2019

Data Science in Hamburg - Helmholtz Graduate School for the Structure of Matter (DASHH) is a recently established, interdisciplinary graduate school that offers challenging Ph.D. topics at the interface of the natural sciences, applied mathematics and data and computer science. Details here




15 Interdisciplinary PhD scholarships in Neuroscience. ASEAN Researchers from ASEAN Eligible
The ZENITH PhD program will train 15 students, hosted by 13 laboratories, who will undertake projects that address major questions in neuroscience.Details here




15 Fully funded PhD Positions in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project: C-PlaNeT - Bringing Plastics into the Circular Economy
C-PlaNeT is a consortium of high-profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Denmark and Greece  offering PhDs focused on the design, processing, use and reuse of plastics.  Details here




13 Fully Funded PhD Positions in the MSCA ITN Project 'FLOAWER' (offshore wind energy)
The FLOAting Wind Energy netwoRk (FLOAWER) will provide 13 Early Stage Researchers (ESR) with an interdisciplinary training with the aim to design better performing, economically viable floating wind turbines. Details here




15 PhD positions in the “Active Monitoring of Cancer As An Alternative To Surgery” (CAST) Project. ASEAN Researchers Eligible
This project offers a structured 3-year cutting-edge PhD training programme in and beyond the fields of cancer and its biological basis, surgery, diagnostic tools (e.g. genetic, molecular diagnostic), medical physics and optical physics.  Details here




News and Events




European Research Day Da Nang City, Vietnam 13 November 
Are you interested in advancing your research career in Europe? Do you want to collaborate with European research partners? Are you looking for a PhD or Postdoc position? Do you need research funding? Please join us for the European Research Day in Da Nang City, Vietnam on 13 November. Details here




ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 9-10 December, Malaysia.  Call for Abstracts
EURAXESS ASEAN is a proud supporter of the ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2019 which will be hosted at Sunway University, Sunway City, Malaysia on 9 & 10 December 2019. The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2019 aims to create a platform for researchers from the ASEAN region and the ASEAN research diaspora to drive research excellence in the region. Deadline for abstracts 7 November. Details here




The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) to take place in Trieste (Italy), 5 - 9 July 2020
ESOF brings together over 4,500 leading thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators from more than 90 countries, to discuss current and future breakthroughs in contemporary science. ESOF is one of the best opportunities for everyone from leading scientists, early careers researchers, business people, policy makers, science and technology communicators to the general public to come together to find out more about how science is helping us advance today.




2 Malaysian researchers among Germany's 2019 Green Talents Competition Winners
Two researchers from Malaysia are among the awardees of the 2019 ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” hosted by the BMBF in Germany.  Selected by a jury of German experts, the award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research community. The Malaysian awardees are Dr Andrew Ng KAY LUP from the University of Malaya and Ms Yee Qing LAI, PhD Student in Chemical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.












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