GCRF Funding Opportunities
Funding Opportunities under the GCRF Umbrella
A number of funding opportunities are available from the GCRF initiative, further details on the available opportunities as well as information and details for managed processes for calls where for example there is an institutional limit.
RCUK Is distributing funds through the an RCUK Collective Fund and also through individual Research Councils.
Some Research Councils also have their own dedicated GCRF pages:
Collective Fund Calls
There are no currently open Collective Fund calls
Research Council Led Calls
|Call Name||Funder||Closing Date|
|Research Networking Highlight Notice for International Development||AHRC||25 April 2017|
|Diagnostics, prosthetics and orthotics to tackle health challenges in developing countries||EPSRC||25 May 2017|
|MRC/AHRC GCRF Global Public Health; Partnership Awards pre-call announcement||MRC||8 June 2017|
EPSRC have announced that they will be supporting two initiatives in their advance notice of calls for 2017/2018, the first with a closing date in May 2017 will be in Healthcare Technologies, the second in the following quarter will be in Energy.
Internal Funding Opportunities
As part of this year's Imperial Confidence in Concept Funding Call, £125,000 has been ring-fenced to support projects that are addressing the aims of the RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund, more information and how to apply can be found on the ICiC Webpages. Queries should be sent to Dr Susie Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
International Collaboration Awards, as part of their GCRF funding the Royal Society has launched an award to enable outstanding UK research leaders to develop international collaborations with the best leading researchers from around the world, to work on some of the global challenges and problems facing developing countries.
No open calls, however, the GCRF Africa Catalyst will reopen in May/June 2017
Global Challenges Research Fund: Cities and Infrastructure, The British Academy, on behalf of all the National Academies, has launched a new, competitive research funding call, the Cities & Infrastructure Programme, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund. Closing date for applications is 14 June 2017.
Academy of Medical Sciences
No open calls