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GCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards Competition

Funding details
Registration opens
09 Dec 2019, 00:00
Registration closes
06 Jan 2020, 00:00
06 Jan 2020, 00:00
Up to £800k will be available to support a maximum of 20 awards. The call for Round 1 opens at our launch event on Monday December 9th, with up to ten awards of up to £40,000 available.
Knowledge Transfer Network


The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge research which addresses the problems faced by developing countries. GCRF forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment and will be awarded in a manner that fits with ODA guidelines.  For further information see: UK Research and Innovation: Global Challenges Research Fund.

Innovate UK has recently secured GCRF funding to extend activities initiated through the Department for International Development (DFID) funded Agri-Tech Catalyst.

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is pleased to announce a call for GCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards as a means to encourage UK research partners, including Universities and Research Technology Organisations (RTOs), to address AgriFood challenges in Africa. Up to £800k will be available to support a maximum of 20 awards, which will be committed over a series of competition rounds. The call for Round 1 is now open, with up to ten awards available. The deadline for applications is midnight Monday January 6th 2020

To download this funding call as a single PDF, click here.


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