Newton Fund &
Global Challenges Research Fund

We use science, research and innovation to tackle global development challenges

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Delivering research for development

Our online talks about research for development focus on impact, ODA compliance, and safeguarding.

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Funding opportunities

View our open funding opportunities, find a UK collaborator and subscribe to Newton Fund and GCRF bulletins.

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Our funds

Newton Fund and Global Challenges Research Fund are managed by the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They allow researchers and innovators around the world to find lasting solutions to global challenges such as human health, food security and climate change.

Enhancing the science, research and innovation community across the UK and globally

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GCRF Strategic Advisory Group: call for new members

The GCRF Strategic Advisory group has opened nominations for up to 7 new members.The group provides expert independent advice on the strategic development and delivery of GCRF. Membership is drawn from academia, government, the science and research sector and the development sector with members...

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Supporting global goals

We use UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) to help meet global goals including poverty reduction, gender equality and sustainable cities. By investing in new research and supporting people and their careers, we aim to develop lasting solutions to development challenges around the world.