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    Science by its nature has always been an international enterprise.
The Newton Prize exemplifies this by allowing international research
partners to continue working together on solutions that change lives.
Sir Venki Ramakrishnan FRS, President of the Royal Society,
Newton Prize Committee Chair 2017-18

Newton Prize

The Newton Prize recognises excellent science, research and innovation in support of economic development and social welfare in Newton Fund partner countries.  

This annual £1 million prize fund celebrates the best partnerships between the UK and Newton countries, encouraging international collaboration to address global challenges.

2019 Newton Prize

The 2019 Newton Prize countries are China, Indonesia and the Philippines

The prize call will open in the spring of 2019 to existing or past recipients of Newton funding for projects with these countries

The Newton Prize will be awarded for the best research or innovation that promotes the economic development and social welfare of Newton partner countries, DAC List Countries or addresses global challenges; aligning with the Newton Fund’s overall objectives.

Read about the 2018 Newton Prize winners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.