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Global Challenges Research Fund

Midlands Innovation will be coming together on the 24th January 2017 for the first Global Challenges Research Fund workshop.

The GCRF is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK government to support cutting edge research addressing challenges faced by developing countries through:

  • challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research
  • strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries
  • providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need

With a collective research focus covering the full breadth of the GCRF Challenge Areas, Midlands Innovation partners are positioned positively to collaborate across multiple themes and pathways to develop projects and programmes to support the Fund.

January 2017