A Memorandum of Understanding between ALERTAsia Foundation and the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology (EIMB) has finally been signed to officially acknowledge the working relationship between ALERTAsia and EIMB. The MOU aims to develop a system of grants management for EIMB that supports its research and development capacity by ALERTAsia providing a legal, transparent and fully accountable system of finance and administration of projects funded by domestic and international sponsors and donors of biomedical research.