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Opportunities

If you are interested in collaborating with us on research projects with respect to any of these or other opportunities, then please contact one of our Faculty representatives:

 

All relevant open calls for proposals for GCRF will be listed below, and are also available on Research Councils UK’s GCRF page

UKRI GCRF Collective Programme

Funder: Research Councils

Relevant Date(s):  See individual calls for details

Further Details:

The UKRI GCRF Collective Programme is a series of calls designed to enhance the overall impact across the six strategic GCRF Challenge portfolios:  

·         Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure

·         Education

·         Food Systems

·         Global Health

·         Resilience to Environmental Shocks and Change

·         Security Protracted Conflict, Refugee Crises and Forced Displacement

The programme is an interdisciplinary programme delivered by UK Research and Innovation and steered by the GCRF Challenge Leaders.

The Global Innovation Fund (accepts applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding)

Funder: The Global Innovation Fund. (A collaboration between Department of International Development (DFID), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Omidyar Network, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia (DFAT). This unique hybrid investment fund was launched at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meetings in 2014 and supports the piloting, rigorous testing, and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the poorest people in developing countries. Researchers can apply for pilot grants for proof of concept of an innovative but untested ideas (up to ($230k)

Relevant Date(s): The GIF accepts applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. The review process is highly selective and rigorous, and less than 10% of applicants are invited to submit full proposals

Further Information: The Global Innovation Fund. (A collaboration between Department of International Development (DFID), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Omidyar Network, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia (DFAT). This unique hybrid investment fund was launched at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meetings in 2014 and supports the piloting, rigorous testing, and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the poorest people in developing countries. Click here for further details.

Evaluation Research Project Funding (Call Preannouncement)

Funder: Centre for Excellence in Development Impact and Learning

Relevant Date(s): Call Preannouncement

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