Call for proposals - Innovation Challenge Funds Asia

Eligible Countries
Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Viet Nam.

Information about the funding opportunity
To enhance access to existing research findings in order to maximize impact through multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
RIU will only fund a maximum of 70% of the total cost of a project, as contributions from other sources are required.

Funding Web Address

GBP £400,000 per grant over 3 years


Deadline for Application

How to apply
Applicants must submit an electronic Concept note application form which can be downloaded from the following website Supporting documentation should include scans of letters from partners confirming their participation in the development of the vision and partnership in the coalition. For further information follow link to application guidelines.

Application guidelines path

Eligible research topics
Scaling-up activities that contribute to poverty reduction or livelihood improvement.

Who can apply
Farmers, extension services and researchers, entrepreneurs, businesses, NGO agencies, policy makers and journalists. National/regional coalitions of partners from more than one of the selected countries can apply. At least one of these actors must have a proven track record of up-scaling.

Contact details

Contact Address
Lucy Nickoll
Research Into Use
NR International
Park House
Bradbourne Lane
Kent ME20 6SN

+ 44 (1732) 878686

+44 (1732) 220497


Donor Organization(s)
  • Research Into Use

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