How to use the Gateway:
can search for relevant funding opportunities by including keywords in the
'Search the Gateway' search function. Entries can also be sorted alphabetically by scheme,
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 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.
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.
MRC, NIHR, GACD
GACD: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cancer Funding Call
NERC, NRF Singapore
Understanding the Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Ecosystems in South East Asia (South East Asia Plastics (SEAP))
Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invite proposals for collaborative research projects under the Understanding the Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Ecosystems in South East Asia (South East Asia Plastics (SEAP)) programme.
MRC Applied Global Health Research Board
The new Board will fund global health research that is embedded within local contexts in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Proposals should focus on ideas that will have real world practical application to improve health.
NERC, Centro de Estudios Científicos (CECs)
Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica
DFID, MRC, ESRC, Wellcome
Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries
This programme will generate world-class and cutting-edge research that addresses key questions on strengthening and improving health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Please note this scheme is only currently open for those who want to apply for foundation grants.
ESRC-IRC UK/Ireland Networking Grants
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Irish Research Council (IRC) launch a networking grants opportunity to foster the development of long-term relationships between social science researchers in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Proposals must include a UK component of maximum £10,000 GBP and an Irish component of maximum €11,800 EUR (at 100% non‑standard fEC).
BEIS, MESRI, MEAE
The Alliance Hubert Curien Programme
This programme is a joint initiative between the governments of France and the UK. It aims to encourage reciprocal mobility between early career researchers, leading to closer collaboration on research and innovation while strengthening connections that will lead to greater collaboration in the future.
COVID-19 RAPID Research and Innovation Initiative (RRII)
Researchers are invited to submit proposals dealing with topics of severe urgency with regard to the availability of or access to data, facilities or specialized equipment as well as quick-response research on COVID-19. There is an immediate need to better understanding of how to contain patterns of spread, develop diagnostics, and improve patient care and the public health response.