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Gateway to international opportunities

​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:
Entries can 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 under 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
The Alliance Hubert Curien Programme

​British Council

Multidisciplinary

Research groups in the UK and France can each apply for funding for travel and subsistence costs which will enable reciprocal mobility over a two-year period. Applications from researchers working in the following scientific domains are welcomed: Ecology & Environment; Engineering, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Computer Science, Earth Science and Space Science

France
27-Jun-2019
Fund for International Collaboration (FIC)

​MRC

Neuroscience

​The MRC in collaboration with the National Science Foundation of the United States, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) of Canada, Fonds de Recherche du Quebec (FRQ) of Quebec, and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) of Germany invite proposals for the NeuroNex Phase 2 call 2019

USA, Canada, Germany
14-Jun-2019
Interdisciplinary Synergy Programme

​Novo Nordisk Foundation

Multidisciplinary - STEM

​The Novo Nordisk Foundation seeks to support research projects across disciplines, organizations and national borders, in order to resolve novel interdisciplinary challenges in relation to the Foundation’s core science areas

Denmark
14-Jun-2019
GCRF

British Academy

Interdisciplinary projects encouraged

​This British Academy programme aims to support interdisciplinary research that explores how formal and informal infrastructures interact to affect the well-being of people in cities across the Global South

LMICs
22-May-2019
GCRF

British Academy

Peace

​This British Academy programme funds research on sustainable peace and the prevention of violence broadly understood. Equitable international collaboration is strongly expected to be detailed in any application. Projects must be 21 months in duration, with a maximum value of £300,000 

LMICs
22-May-2019
GCRF

British Academy

Childhood

The British Academy project funding aims to provide critical knowledge to inform policy-making in the education and broader learning domain, while recognising the necessary interplay of education with health, nutrition, gender equality and other disciplines and sectors. Projects must be 21 months in duration, with a maximum value of £300,000 

LMICs
22-May-2019
The Royal Society International Exchanges

The Royal Society​

Natural sciences

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.​

Worldwide
30-May-2019
The Royal Society International Exchanges

The Royal Society​

Natural Sciences

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. ​

Argentina, Italy, Russia
30-May-2019
Fund for International Collaboration (FIC)

​UKRI, JST

AI

​This call aims to foster collaboration between UK and Japanese social science, arts and humanities researchers around the theme of Artificial Intelligence and its impact on society. The total UK budget for this call is £2 million and the total Japanese budget for this call is ¥180m. Between 5 and 7 joint proposals for a period of 3 years are expected to be funded

Japan
17-Jul-2019
Open Research Area (ORA)

ANR, DFG, ESRC, SSHRC, JSPS​

Social Sciences

The scheme will provide funding for integrated projects by researchers coming from at least three of the four subscribing countries (UK, France, Germany and Canada). There is also the opportunity to collaborate with Japanese partners under this programme.​

France, Germany, Canada, Japan
11-Sep-2019
​UK Japan Civil Nuclear Research Programme

​EPSRC, MEXT

Nuclear

​EPSRC and MEXT seek collaborative research applications with UK and Japan-based principal investigators in the removal of fuel debris and environmental safety around reactor core decommissioning of the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), and Sellafield's decommissioning challenges

Japan
20-Jun-2019