Application is now open!
The MRC Global Funding for Rubber Innovation (GFRI) is a grant provided by the Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) to seed innovative inter-disciplinary non-fundamental research with the potential to promote investments in high-value products and technologies within rubber and rubber products industry.
MRC GFRI aims to encourage the generation of ideas, innovations and inventions for rubber products and technologies with good commercial viability to attract investment by the Malaysian rubber industry.
The application is open to all local and overseas researchers from universities, research institutions, other institutes of higher learning and companies based in Malaysia and overseas.
1. From TRL 3 (proof of concept) to TRL 7 (detailed design and assembly level build)
2. Ready for commercialization
3. Provide solutions to elevate the rubber industry
Funding: Maximum RM400,000.00
Please submit the relevant documents to IPSR by
30 November 2024
|Submit the Preliminary Proposal directly via the MRC GFRI online system
|Throughout the year
| Upon acceptance of Preliminary Proposal by MRC, submit
the complete application documents to RC and Faculty:
i. Full proposal and its supporting documents (print from online)
ii. FM-IPSR-R&D-066 Executive Summary (completed by Applicant)
iii. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendation from Research Centre / Faculty
|24th of every month to Faculty
i. Application form and its supporting documents (completed by PI)
ii. FM-IPSR-R&D-066 Executive Summary
iii. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendation from - Research Centre / Faculty (completed by Faculty)
iv. FM-IPSR-R&D-055 Institutional Screening Form (2 Panel) (completed by two reviewer at Faculty level)
| Every end of month
End date submission is on
30 November 2024