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Gateway to International opportunities

​UUKi 'Gateway to International opportunities' is a regularly updated​ depository of international research collaboration opportunities aimed at UK based researchers.
How to use the Gateway:
Entries can be sorted alphabetically by scheme, call, theme and region. To see the details a specific opportunity, please click on the link under the "Call" column (you will be redirected to the call's webpage). 
Short description
GCRFInnovation & Knowledge exchange

This call funding aims to increase and accelerate the uptake and impact of research council funded research outputs by supporting translational and knowledge exchange activity which delivers direct tangible and demonstrable benefits to end users, particularly businesses. Funds will be used to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research and which translates them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit (in the UK and/or in developing countries).​

Adolescent Health Research GrantsHealth

This call for proposals seeks to provide the research evidence needed to effect real and practical changes to improve adolescent health in Low and Middle Income Countries.​​​​

​Wellcome Trust​ AwardsHealth

Collaborative Awards promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach.​ You can apply for a Collaborative Award if you have a team of two to six principal applicants. Each applicant should have a good track record in their area of research, relative to their career stage.​

ESRC fundingSocial Sciences
Four European funding organisations are participating in the fifth ORA call: ANR, France; DFG, Germany; NWO, Netherlands; and ESRC, UK. JSPS, the Japanese core national funding organisation, will collaborate with ORA as an associate partner.

Open Research Area05/07/2017

​​​This call will support three to four truly interdisciplinary teams conducting high quality innovative research to better understand the challenge posed by ABR in LMICs. It is anticipated that the research supported will help build capacity in this area of research, both in the UK and in partner countries.​

Newton FundMultiple disciplines

Various calls opening throughout the year funding activities including: capacity building, fellowships and mobility schemes; research collaborations and innovation partnerships to develop innovative solutions to development issues for Newton partner countries.

Newton Fund partner countries
BBSRC fundingMultiple disciplines
BBSRC is accepting applications under the terms of the RCUK-FAPESP MoU​ for responsive mode grants. Collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of science that is within the remit of both BBSRC and FAPESP