Seed funding awarded to nine global projects

26 August 2022

Following the competitive selection process, nine outstanding initiatives have received funding totalling $76,660 in the latest UQ Global Strategy and Partnership Seed Funding Scheme.

Fourteen applications were received for this round, amounting to $128,000 in requested funding.

Congratulations to the successful applicants:
  • UQ Business, Economics and Law and Health and Behavioural Sciences Ha Noi Medical University (Vietnam): Oral Health Care in Vietnam: Building health economics capacity and Innovative
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  University College London, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UK, Chile): Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure
  • UQ Health and Behavioural Sciences — Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad de Talca, Universidad San Sebastián, Universidad de Concepción (Chile): Towards a collaborative alliance between Australia and Chile for parenting and family support
  • UQ Institute for Molecular Bioscience — Technology and Innovation Consult GmbH, NagolaRe GmbH, Mechakon GmbH, Brandenburg University of Applied Science (Germany): Joint GER-AUS circular bioeconomy cluster meeting (2022) - Strengthening collaborative alliances and speeding progress to market and beyond
  • UQ Medicine — Harvard University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (USA, UK): UQ-Harvard-LSHTM interdisciplinary workshop on emerging infectious diseases
  • UQ Medicine — Ha Noi Medical University, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Ministry of Health, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Ministry of Health, Hanoi University of Public Health, National Institute for Hygiene (Vietnam): Strategic engagement research identification and translation workshop
  • UQ Science — Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) (Indonesia): Nature-based responses to Indonesia’s climate and biodiversity challenges
  • UQ Science — University of Minnesota, American University, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), University of Sao Paolo, University of Exeter (USA, Germany, Brazil, UK): Integrating global connections into solutions for environmental sustainability
  • UQ Science — Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, UNESP – Sao Paulo State University, Technical University of Denmark, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) (India, Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia): Partnering for innovation and impact: collaboration for net zero emission, circular bioeconomy  

The scheme has proven highly successful in supporting The University of Queensland's efforts to establish new and expanded linkages with strategic global partners to deliver high-level profiling and engagement outcomes. Information on Round 1 2023 applications will be communicated in due course.