The Newton Fund aims to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote economic development and welfare of developing countries. Grants total £75 million each year from 2014 for 5 years and involve partnership working with partner countries, private foundations, and corporate partners.
There are three broad categories of funds: capacity building (fellowships and joint centres); programmes (research collaborations); and translation (developing innovative solutions with partners).
Partner countries have been specified and include: Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Egypt, India, South Africa and Turkey.
For further details contact Rosalyn Gregory at Research Strategy Office: Rosalyn.Gregory@admin.cam.ac.uk