Sustainable and Resilient Aquaculture Systems in Southeast Asia

Closes: 9 May 2024
Funders: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Funding type: Grant
Total fund: £12,000,000
Award range: £2,500,000 - £3,000,000
Closing date: 9 May 2024 4:00pm UK time

About the Funding

Apply for funding to undertake interdisciplinary research for the development of sustainable, resilient and productive aquaculture in Southeast (SE) Asia.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for BBSRC funding.

Projects must include project co-leads (international) in the eligible country or countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam), take a systems-approach to addressing challenges and be co-created with local partners and end-users.

A total of £12 million is available to fund four projects. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will fund £2.5 million to £3 million (cost to BBSRC) per project.

How to Apply

There are two stages to apply for this funding opportunity:

  • notification of intent (NOI)
  • full application

Notification of intent

A notification of intent (NOI) is a mandatory requirement for this funding opportunity.

Full applications submitted without a prior NOI will be rejected.

Please complete all the questions within the NOI survey by the deadline.

You will not be contacted following submission of an NOI. We reserve the right to reject your full application if it is deemed out of scope or otherwise ineligible.

Full application

This funding opportunity is run on the new UKRI Funding Service. You cannot apply on the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system.

The project lead is responsible for completing the application process on the Funding Service, but all team members and project partners should contribute to the application.

Only the lead research organisation can submit an application to UKRI.


  • You must submit your NOI by Friday 23 February 2024 at 4.00pm UK time.
  • BBSRC must receive your application by 9 May 2024 at 4.00pm UK time.

You will not be able to apply after this time. Make sure you are aware of and follow any internal institutional deadlines.

More Details & Apply Here