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can search for relevant funding opportunities by including keywords in the
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call, theme and region, and chronologically by deadline. To see the
details a specific opportunity, please click on the link in the
"Call" column (you will be redirected to the call's webpage).
Newton Fund opportunities (various)
Various calls opening throughout the year with funding activities including capacity building, fellowships, mobility schemes, research collaborations, and innovation partnerships to develop innovative solutions to development issues for Newton partner countries.
GCRF Research Councils calls (various)
Link to all open GCRF calls led by one or more of the UK's Research Councils (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, STFC) or UKRI.
Global Effort on COVID-19 (GECO) Health Research is a new cross UK government funding call, funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), aiming to support applied health research that will address COVID-19 knowledge gaps. The focus is on understanding the pandemic and mitigating its health impacts in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) contexts. The call prioritises epidemiology, clinical management, infection control and health system responses.
NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions Call
EUREKA, Innovate UK
EUREKA GlobalStars Singapore Call
Participants from Singapore and the respective Eureka member countries are invited to submit joint project proposals in the research and development of innovative products and applications with a strong market potential. The lead partner must be a UK business but UK research organisations can join a consortium bid.
Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research 2021
The intersection between technology, nature and humanity is key to many of our most pressing international challenges, from climate change and ecosystem disruption, to migration and sustainable population growth, to the role and understanding of new technologies in society. The British Academy welcomes proposals for projects which bring together new knowledge collaborations to address issues facing individuals, communities and societies. Applications may consider how nature and technology are understood across different societies, and how this understanding is embedded in culture, historical practice, and social infrastructures.
EUREKA, Innovate UK
EUREKA GlobalStars Japan Call
Participants from Japan and the respective Eureka member countries are invited to submit joint project proposals in the research and development of innovative products and applications with a strong market potential. The lead partner must be a UK business but UK research organisations can join a consortium bid.
EUREKA, Innovate UK
Multilateral call for projects on healthy ageing
International Centre-to-Centre Research Collaborations
This call is the second round of a new EPSRC funding initiative which aims to provide opportunities for leading UK research groups to work in partnership with the best international researchers, with projects to start from summer 2021 onwards. To be eligible, applicant teams must hold at least one strategic research grant from EPSRC or a portfolio of EPSRC grants of at least £3 million (with exceptions for some of the fundamental areas of research within EPSRC’s remit), in each case with grant end dates after 8 September 2020.
Joint Global Health Trials (JGHT) Call 11
This scheme seeks to support research that addresses the health problems affecting low and middle income countries (LMICs) by funding definitive trials that are likely to produce implementable and generalisable results to change policy and practice.
MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2020
This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The African Research Leader (ARL; PI) should be supported by an enthusiastic local research environment and by a strong linkage with a UK partner (i.e. the UK Co-Investigator; Co-I).
Energy Catalyst round 8: clean energy access, feasibility projects
Organisations - including academic organisations - can apply for a share of up to £20 million to develop and demonstrate innovative solutions for clean, affordable and secure energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia.
Energy Catalyst round 8: clean energy access - industrial research
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to develop and demonstrate innovative solutions for clean, affordable and secure energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia. Academic institutions cannot lead alone, but can apply as part of a consortium.
Energy Catalyst round 8: clean energy - experimental development
MRC Applied Global Health Research Board
The African Academy of Sciences International Research Management Staff Development Programme – (IRMSDP)
The African Academy of Sciences and Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) UK are launching the International Research Management Staff Development Programme (IRMSDP) to contribute to the strand on developing individual capacity of research management staff. The programme is focusing on knowledge sharing and the development of tools and resources, created by teams consisting of research management professionals from across Africa and the UK.
UKRI, NSF, NIH, USDA, BSF, NSFC
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases 2020
The funders are pleased to announce a call for international partnerships involving researchers from the UK, US, China and/or Israel. The funders wish to encourage high quality, innovative research conducted by transdisciplinary teams of researchers on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases of animals, humans and plants. The central theme of submitted projects must be the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics.
Food Security Call (Cycle Two)
The Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), in partnership with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), has launched the second cycle of the joint call on Food Security Call. This call aims to foster the development of productive and sustainable food systems that increase food security, enhance nutrition and strengthen resilience.