Nine cutting-edge international initiatives receive latest seed funding

17 June 2022

Nine cutting-edge initiatives have been awarded $72,824 in the latest UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme.

A total of 28 eligible applications were received for the round, amounting to $271,498 in requested funding. This round saw a 47% increase in applications since Round 2, 2021.

Congratulations to the successful applicants:
  • UQ Business, Economics and LawVietnam Institute of Science Technology and Innovation (Vietnam): Venturing forward: Innovation and Entrepreneurship across Vietnam
  • UQ Humanities and Social Sciences and UQ ScienceMax Planck Institute, University of Cambridge, University of Exeter and Smithsonian Institute (Germany, UK and USA): The Anthropocene: Global threats to sensitive landscapes and cultural heritage
  • UQ Humanities and Social Sciences and UQ Science Universitas Indonesia (Indonesia): Social impact analysis of the development of the new capital city in Indonesia
  • UQ Science Institut Pertanian Bogor and Universitas Brawijaya (Indonesia): Partnering with Indonesia in agribusiness research, training and academic programs
  • UQ Health and Behavioural SciencesChinese University of Hong Kong (China): Virtual International Symposium: Making healthy ageing happen in later life
  • UQ ScienceUniversity of California at Santa Barbara, University of British Columbia and  University of Washington (USA and Canada): Planning for the conservation of vulnerable marine species
  • UQ Medicine Emory University Hospital (USA): A "global" federated learning approach to enable AI/ML in clinical care
  • UQ Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia): UQ-ITB Strategic Partnership in Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology Research

This scheme has proven instrumental in supporting the efforts of UQ’s faculties and institutes to establish new and expanded linkages with strategic global partners.

The next round will continue in June 2022. The Global Partnerships team will contact international and/or research teams prior to the opening of the next round to confirm designated contacts, communications, and submission procedures.