The Newton Fund uses science and innovation partnerships to promote economic development and social welfare of partner countries. It does this through collaboration with partner countries and working with 15 UK delivery partners. The Newton Fund is also part of the UK's official development assistance (ODA).
The Newton Fund was launched in 2014 and now has a total UK investment of £735 million to 2021, with partner countries providing matched resources within the fund.
Universities UK International and British Council have produced a video offering advice on establishing a collaboration with UK academics. Although aimed at the Newton - Al-Farabi Partnership Programme, Rachael raises good points applicable to all UK-International academic partnerships.
The Newton Fund’s aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of collaborating countries.
Applicants need to consider if their proposed activities meet ODA criteria.
Technology solutions for society in India
Innovate UK is investing up to £1.6 million for projects that use cutting-edge solutions to enhance healthcare, clean technology and infrastructure in India.
The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and India. Innovate UK and the Indian government are funding this competition, administered by the Newton Fund.
We expect projects to range in size from total costs of £350,000 to £450,000 in the UK. Projects should last between 12 and 24 months.
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