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Announcement of Opportunity: UK Space Agency Call for Proposal: Use of Satellite-enabled Services and Space-based Solutions

On behalf of the British High Commission (BHC) Kuala Lumpur, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) has announced that the UK Space Agency (UKSA) is currently call for proposals for the International Partnerships Programme (IPP). The UK Space Agency's International Partnerships Programme (IPP) is making up to £8 million available for one-year projects that aim to use satellite-enabled services and space-based capability to tackle economic, societal, or environmental issues in developing countries.

In line with this, it has launched its third call (Call 3) for proposals on 4 November with a close date of 2 February 2020.

This call for proposals (or 'call') comprises three separate categories:
- Call 3A: Open call
- Call 3B: Strategic call with Australia - All-Weather Decision-Support Service for the Pacific
- Call 3C: Strategic call - Climate Resilience Planning for Developing Countries

IPP is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF): a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government, which supports cutting-edge research and innovation on global issues affecting developing countries. The GCRF forms part of the UK's Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment.

GCRF funding opportunities are typically UK-based, with opportunities for international collaboration, including partnerships with researchers in the country of focus. For any further information, please visit this website or you may refer to the UK Space Agency IPP Anex document as enclosed.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact Ms Cassandra Tam (Cassie), Programme Officer of Newton-Ungku Omar Fund, British High Commission Kuala Lumpur at 03-2170 2203 (DL)/ 03-2170 2200 (GL)/ Cassandra.Tam@fco.gov.uk


NOTIFICATION TO IPSR: Please notify IPSR your UK Partner have submitted the application
Contact Person: Ms Azahian Abdul Kadir (azahian@utar.edu.my) ext. 846