International funding and support

International collaboration is vital to ensure that the extraordinary potential of research and innovation can enrich and improve the lives of people in the UK and around the world.

UKRI helps the UK’s research and innovation system to thrive by supporting UK researchers and businesses to work with people, organisations and facilities around the world.

How UKRI supports research across the globe

How we support international collaboration

Learn about our major funds and partnerships to support global collaboration in research and innovation

International strategic framework

The ways in which international collaboration will contribute to each of UKRI’s six strategic objectives

Our international offices

Learn about UKRI's work in China, Europe, India and North America

International Strategic Advisory Group

The International SAG provides advice, guidance and critical input on our international work

Funding for international partnerships

International Science Partnerships Fund

Supporting UK researchers and innovators to collaborate with their peers from around the world

EU-funded projects

What you need to know about Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe funding, whether you're applying or working on an existing project

Support for global working and mobility

If you are a grant holder moving out of the UK, see Transferring your research grant to another country.

Immigration forum for research and innovation

A forum to share thinking and plan activities to attract international talent to the UK

Official Development Assistance review

Outcome of review of all Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding for financial year 2021 to 2022

Review of research collaborations with Russia

See UKRI’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Funds for research in developing and developed countries

Including details of our previous funding programmes.

Global Challenges Research Fund

Supporting cutting-edge research to address the challenges faced by developing countries

Newton Fund

Building research partnerships to promote economic development and social welfare of developing countries

Fund for International Collaboration

Supporting international collaborations that improve the UK’s excellence in research and innovation

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