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The Brunei Research Council (BRC) was established in 1987 under the Prime Minister’s Office to promote and encourage research which can contribute to national development. The BRC aims to encourage research and development (R&D) and innovation in Brunei Darussalam to support national development efforts towards realizing Wawasan Brunei 2035 and beyond.
1987
Year
Established
7
Projects
On-Going
42
Projects
Completed
92
Patents
Filed
19
Patents
Granted
235
Publications

AREAS OF RESEARCH


The BRC encourages research projects related to Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), in particular projects with high commercial value and have high potential to be translated into commercial output in the following Research Clusters:​

Projects outside these priority clusters with high commercial value and high potential to be translated into commercial output may be considered based on the merits of the project(s).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES


Applied Research Fund

The Applied Research Fund funds research involving the use of scientific knowledge that is conducted to develop new products and services that has high return on investment (ROI) or commercial potential.

Industrial Research Fund

The Industrial Research Fund is a 50:50 cost sharing grant that funds R&D activities directed at producing new products, technologies and/or services, or to improve existing products, technologies and/or services in industrial sectors for the purpose of commercialisation.

Research and Development (R&D) Commercialisation Support Programme

The R&D Commercialisation Support Programme is to assist in commercialisation of R&D outputs and revenue generating activities from these outputs in the form of monetary support and providing access to services that may assist in commercialisation.

CONTACT US


Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call:
+673 222 4645 ext 1433 or fill out the following form

Address

Brunei Research Council
Prime Minister’s Office
Jalan Perdana Menteri
Bandar Seri Begawan BB3913
Brunei Darussalam

secretariat@brc.gov.bn
Tel: +673 222 4645 ext 1433

RESEARCH AGENCIES