Making science work for development

Funding

Explore and understand the global development research funding landscape and find the latest selection of funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training.

  • BBSRC International Travel Award Scheme

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    The BBSRC International Travel Award Scheme aims to help scientists add an international dimension to their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new contacts with international counterparts.

    Funding is available in collaborative areas such as:

    First contact type activities that require short term travel support. The award could allow researchers to travel outside the UK to initiate collaboration or prepare proposals with partners for international...
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 24 July 2017
  • Birth Day Prize applications now open

    The Birth Day Prize a new funding opportunity with the aim of identifying and bringing to market innovative solutions preventing death and complications during pregnancy and childbirth. It is an initiative of the European Commission which has committed €1 million, with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledging another €1 million and a further €500 000 donated by the MSD for Mothers programme of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation. For more information visit the...

    Deadline: 7 September 2017
  • BBSRC India partnering awards

    BBSRC India partnering awards are now open. 

    The aim is to set up partnership links between UK and overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists - particularly early career scientists and; promote access to facilities.

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 17 November 2017
  • RCUK-FNR bilateral agreement

    Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Luxembourg, have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to encourage and support proposals that involve international collaborative teams.

    Collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both the ESRC and FNR.

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 30 November 2021

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