The Newton Fund is part of the UK’s official development assistance. Its aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries.
The fund will cover 3 broad categories of activity:
people: improving science and innovation expertise (known as ‘capacity building’), student and researcher fellowships, mobility schemes and joint centres
research: research collaborations on development topics
translation: innovation partnerships and challenge funds to develop innovative solutions on development topics
Bidding for research funding: Calls are likely to be opened at different times according to the country and the programme area. Please see website for all current research calls