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.
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.
2019 MRC-KHIDI UK-Korea Partnering Awards
The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) aim to provide resources to biomedical and health researchers in the UK and Korea in order to facilitate long-term collaborative research partnerships. There will be 10 proposals funded with £20,000 available per project over one year.
UK Space Agency
UK Space Agency: International Partnership Programme Call 3
The UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP) will use expertise in space-based solutions, applications and capability to provide a sustainable economic or societal benefit to emerging nations and developing economies. Projects should be of a minimum £300,000 in size.
DFID, NIHR, MRC, Wellcome
The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the MRC and Wellcome are accepting proposals to fund global health trials. Trials should address the major causes of mortality or morbidity in low and middle income countries, particularly those that affect the most vulnerable populations.
UK-German Call for Proposals in the Humanities, Law and Linguistics 2019/2020
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), together with the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), are launching a bilateral call for collaborative research proposals, bringing together Arts and Humanities researchers in the UK with Humanities, Law, and Linguistics researchers in Germany to conduct outstanding joint UK-German research projects. The UK component may seek up to £350,000 FEC.
International Placement Scheme
This scheme provides funded research fellowships at world-leading international research institutions for early career researchers, doctoral-level research assistants and AHRC/ESRC funded doctoral students, giving researchers access to internationally renowned collections, programmes and expertise.
DIFD, MRC, ESRC, Wellcome
Launched in 2013, 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).
UK- Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities Networking Call
MRC, NIHR, GACD
GACD: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cancer Funding Call
BEIS, 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.
These schemes are for scientists based in the UK who want to stimulate collaborations with leading scientists overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel.
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, UKRI, DOST-PCIEERD
Minerals and Mining in the Philippines Mineral Scoping Workshop
The NERC, UKRI, and DOST-PCIEERD invite applications to attend a scoping workshop. This workshop will bring together an interdisciplinary community of UK and Philippine researchers to articulate the challenges affecting the Philippines mining sector and to explore the scope of a potential new research programme into resilient, sustainable mining in the Philippines.