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The partnership with the Philippines is called the Newton Agham Fund.

The Newton Agham Fund is being delivered by 7 UK delivery partners in collaboration with funders in 17 active partnering countries. They develop and run calls, allocate and manage the money they receive as part of the Newton Fund. All opportunities for organisations, institutions and individuals interested in applying are listed on our funding page.


Priorities for Philippines

The Newton Agham Fund have identified a number of priority areas:

  •  Health and life sciences
  •  Improving environmental resilience and energy security
  •  Future cities
  •  Agritech
  •  Digital, innovation and creativity


About local funding partners

The main Philippines funding partners are:

Department of Science and Technology:  provides direction, leadership and coordination of the country's scientific and technological efforts, ensuring that these are geared towards maximum economic and social benefits for the people.

Commission on Higher Education:  The key leader of the Philippine Higher Education System effectively working in partnership with other major higher education stakeholders in building the country’s human capital and innovation capacity.


Further support and guidance

For further information on Newton Agham Fund opportunities see the funding page.


The Newton Agham team

Karen Ann Hipol
Research and Innovation Programme Manager, British Embassy Manila

If you are interested in developing a funding relationship with the local Newton Agham team please email