The National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) invites its members to submit program proposals for 2016 funding that would pursue interdisciplinary research between closely related or across disciplines preferably in the following thematic areas: 1) Integrity of the Environment and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, 2) Inclusive Development Through S&T, and 3) Philippine Knowledge Systems and Cultural Heritage for ASEAN Integration.

 Priority will be given to basic and transdisciplinary researches of vital importance to 1) the advancement of research or knowledge, 2) have significant impacts on the environment, 3) relevant to the goals of national development, 4) necessary for policy formulation or for the development of position papers and/or advocacy-statements on vital issues or problems; and 5) are in accordance with the policy of the Council.

Previous grantees with outstanding obligations need not apply.

Proposal format for the program and its component projects should follow the NRCP Program and Detailed R&D Project Proposal Forms, respectively which are downloadable at the NRCP official website,

Submissions should include a cover letter address to Dr. FILEMON A. URIARTE, Jr. NRCP President, in either hard copy or electronic form and sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 16 February 2015, Monday, 4:00 p.m.