Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Call for Proposals 2016

We are pleased to announce the funding opportunity from the Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI). Proposals must address the thematic areas of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Development (PCARI-IIID) or the Institute for Health Innovation and Translational Medicine (PCARI-IHITM).

Proposals must be developed and submitted by a team composed of researchers from California-based higher education institutions and Philippine-based higher education institutions. The proposals must address the following thematic areas:


Thematic Areas


One or more of the Philippines’ health priorities based on the five-year average data on morbidity and mortality


Innovations that enable resilient information infrastructure for applications in, but not limited to the following:

  1. Disaster risk management and response
  2. Environmental monitoring
  3. Precision agriculture and food security
  4. Resource assessment
  5. Transportation
  6. Smart buildings and environments
  7. Energy generation, transmission, distribution, storage, monitoring and control
  8. Renewable energy
  9. Water supply and distribution systems
  10. Online education, e-government and national security

Attached is the PCARI Request for Proposals Guidelines. The deadline for submission of proposals is on 31 August 2016. For inquiries, you may call the Grants Application and Protocol Development Unit (GAPDU) of the Research Grants Administration Office at 567-2054 or e-mail them at

Thank you for your continued interest in health research and development.

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