Updated Oct 25, 2019CLOSED

Global Challenges Research Fund

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) addresses global challenges through disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and innovation, and will strengthen capability for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries.
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CLOSEDNov 13, 2019Deadline
£85,000 - £120,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasHumanitarian Assistance
Sexual and Reproductive Health (Health)
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Economic Growth and Trade
Housing and Infrastructure
Any UK business claiming funding must be eligible to receive state aid at the time we confirm you will be awarded funding. It is not possible to award grant funding to organisations meeting the condition known as undertakings in difficulty. If you are unsure please take legal advice. For further information see our general guidance.

The administrative lead:
must be a UK registered business, of any size
will be the recipient of the award and will distribute any funding to international (non-UK) partners
will manage and be accountable for the project’s finances in accordance with the terms and conditions of the award
must claim funding through this competition

The technical lead:
can be from any country
can be a business, research organisation, public sector organisation, research and technology organisation or not for profit organisation
will lead on the development of the scope, work packages within the project and other work from a technical perspective
must claim funding through this competition
A UK business can be both the administrative and technical lead.

Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.

Applicant must be working in a developing country.

Application Directions

Start an application online through funding site.
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