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Gateway to international opportunities

​The UUKi 'Gateway to international opportunities' is a regularly updated​ depository of funding opportunities for international research collaboration and knowledge exchange, aimed at UK based researchers/institutions.
 

How to use the Gateway:
You 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). 

 
  
Funder(s)
Call
  
Short description
  
  
Newton Fund

​BEIS

Multiple 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
Global Challenges Research Fund

​BEIS

Multiple disciplines

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.​​

LMIC
Research Development Awards

​Wellcome 

 Health-related Humanities, Social Sciences, Bioethics

​These awards are for groups of researchers who want the time and resources to shape the direction of their future work. The development programmes will lay the foundation for research that takes risks and pushes academic boundaries.

Worldwide
03-Mar-2020
International Exchange Programmes

​Wellcome

Multiple disciplines

​This funding enables researchers to run international exchange programmes. The exchanges will help to transform careers and shape the direction of future research.

Worldwide
03-Mar-2020
​BBSRC International Partnering Awards

​BBSRC

Bioscience

The purpose of the Partnering Awards is to provide pump-priming funds for building new links with overseas scientists which will add value to existing BBSRC funded research grants. Typically around £50,000 is available over a 4 year period

Multiple
14-Nov-2019
OSNAP

​NERC

Oceans and the atmosphere

​Proposals are invited for a new research programme which will utilise the OSNAP (Overturning In the Subpolar North Atlantic Programme) observations, and aims to improve understanding and models of the Subpolar North Atlantic and its impacts. Two proposals will be funded.

USA
21-Nov-2019
RIGHT

​NIHR

Health

​NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) provides research funding to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary applied health research in key areas in countries eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA), where a strategic and targeted investment can result in a transformative impact.
INTENT TO SUBMIT BY 29 NOVEMBER

LMICs
15-Jan-2020
Fund for International Collaboration (FIC)

​UKRI, MITACS

Multidisciplinary

​Up to 200 UK doctoral candidates will have the opportunity to develop into global citizens, with international competencies, during 12-week research placements in Canadian universities

Canada
12-Dec-2019
Pak-UK Education Gateway

British Council; Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan​

Various

Proposals are now being invited by the British Council Pakistan and the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan under the Pak-UK Education Gateway. Up to a combined £500,000 is available for joint research in one of the following thematic areas: Medical and allied health science; Energy (generation, distribution and conservation); Climate Change; Artificial Intelligence; Robotics; Nanoscience; Big Data – Cloud Computing; Social Sciences.

Pakistan
02-Dec-2019