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.
Knowledge Frontiers - International Interdisciplinary Research 2020
The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences wishing to develop international interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences, with a focus on hazard and risk, cultures of forecasting, and the meaning of resilience.
BBSRC, FAPESP, UKRI
BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research
UK Research and Innovation and FAPESP, the State of Säo Paulo Research Foundation, have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to welcome, encourage and support applications that may cut across their national boundaries and involve international collaborative teams.
Research Development Awards in Humanities, Social Science and 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.
International Exchange Programmes in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics
This funding enables researchers to run international exchange programmes. The exchanges will help to transform careers and shape the direction of future research.
DFID, NIHR, MRC, Wellcome
Joint Global Health Trials – Call 10
The purpose of this scheme is to provide funding for the best proposals to generate new knowledge about interventions that will contribute to the improvement of health in low and middle income countries. The scheme is focused on late-stage clinical and health intervention trials evaluating efficacy and effectiveness.
UKRI, MRC, ESRC, NSFC
Understanding and Addressing Health and Social Challenges for Ageing in the UK and China
The call invites high quality proposals between researchers in the UK and China which aim to enhance the evidence base on understanding and addressing health and social challenges facing ageing societies through interdisciplinary collaborations. Intentions to submit by 18 September.
Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme
This scheme will provide funding for approximately five collaborative research projects focused on improving population health through the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) associated with the built environment.
UK – Russia Arctic Bursaries Programme 2019
The Programme provides bursaries of up to £7,000 to support new active engagement with Russia-based researchers in the Russian Arctic and High North before the end of March 2020
Royal Society International Exchanges 2019 Cost Share Scheme
The International Exchanges Scheme is designed to offer a flexible platform for UK based scientists to interact with the best scientists around the world. Funds for a contribution towards travel, subsistence and research expenses can be requested for either a one-off short visit to explore opportunities for building lasting networks or for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations.
UK-China Research-Industry Creative Partnerships
The aim of the programme is to enable a rapid scaling-up of engagements between the UK and China - with a specific focus on Shanghai as China’s cultural and creative industries powerhouse. Funding up to a maximum of £500k is available per project on the UK side on a full economic cost (fEC) basis.
India-UK Tackling AMR in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste
This programme aims to support new research to inform the development of strategies to limit environmental contamination by antimicrobial waste from pharmaceutical manufacturing, with the ultimate aim to contribute to global efforts to contain antimicrobial resistant infections of humans and animals. Applicants can request up to £800,000 (80% FEC) for the UK component of a project.
BBSRC International Partnering Awards
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