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The Newton Fund


The Newton Fund promotes the economic development and welfare of poor people in partnering countries, through science and innovation partnerships. It aims to strengthen science and innovation capacity and unlock further funding to support poverty alleviation. It is managed by UK's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, and delivered through 15 UK delivery partners in collaboration with 15 partner countries. 

The Newton Fund was launched in 2014 and originally consisted of £75 million each year for 5 years. In the 2015 UK Spending Review it was agreed to extend and expand the Fund. The Newton Fund was extended from 2019 to 2021 and expanded by doubling the £75 million investment to £150 million by 2021, leading to a £735 million UK investment to 2021, with partner countries providing matched resources within the Fund. The funding covers activities in three broad categories:

Newton gov logo People: increasing capacity for science  and innovation in partner  countries.

 Research: research collaborations on  development topics.

 Translation: creating collaborative  solutions to development challenges  and strengthening innovation systems.

For more information visit:www.newtonfund.ac.uk and follow via Twitter: @NewtonFund

Subscribe to the Newton Funding Bulletin
Subscribe to the Newton Funding Bulletin

To receive regular updates about new and open Newton Fund calls, sign up to receive our Newton Funding Bulletin by clicking here.

All Newton opportunities
All Newton opportunities

Click above to visit the official UK Newton Fund website for a listing of all calls and oportunities. 

Finding a Collaborator
Finding a Collaborator

The UK HE International Unit and the British Council will be offering to help match UK and Newton Fund country researchers to potential partners for the Researcher Links and Institutional Links calls.

Under the Newton fund the UK HE International Unit is working closely with British Council in-country Managers to support institutional matching and partnerships. We will be offering to help match UK and Newton Fund country researchers to potential partners for the Researcher Links and Institutional Links calls. - See more at: http://international.ac.uk/programmes/current-opportunities/the-newton-fund/finding-a-collaborator.aspx#sthash.KEuUQFL6.dpuf
Postgraduate Support Service
Postgraduate Support Service

Click here to learn more about the IU's postgraduate support service, aimed at assisting prospective postgraduate (PhD) scholars who are interested in applying for a Newton Fund PhD placement or scholarship in the UK.

Newton Fund Network
Newton Fund Network

Click here for more information & details of how to join our Newton Fund Network, and to receive updates about all new and open calls from our Newton Funding Bulletin.

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