How the Newton Fund works
The Fund is being delivered by 15 UK delivery partners in collaboration with funders in 18 partnering countries. Delivery partners develop and run calls, and 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.
The Newton Fund in Jordan is called the Newton-Khalidi Fund to celebrate the Jordanian scientist Dr Usama al-Khalidi, a biochemist who dedicated his life to teaching generations of scientists and medical students across the Arab world. He believed that only through the promotion of science and technology would the countries of the Arab world have a chance for sustainable development.
Priorities for Jordan
The Newton-Khalidi Fund has identified a number of priority areas:
- Energy including low-carbon
- Water management
- Agri-tech and food security
- Cultural heritage.
Further support and guidance
For further information on current Newton-Khalidi Fund opportunities see the funding page.