Improve population health, tackle the health inequalities affecting people and communities, and advance interventions that keep us healthier for longer.
The aim of this programme is to deliver sustainable, resilient and functional soils by using advances in sensor systems and modelling to transform existing capabilities in understanding dynamic near-surface soil processes.
The Smart Data Research UK programme (formerly Digital Footprints) will unlock the power of new forms of data for research and innovation that solves social and economic challenges. It aims to provide secure data access, safeguard public trust, and build capability for cutting-edge research.
With a portfolio of over 70 funded projects, the SSPP challenge is the largest and most ambitious UK government investment to date in sustainable plastics research and innovation, driving cleaner growth across the UK’s plastics, packaging and retail supply chains.
The aim of this programme is to model estuarine water flows and use this knowledge to better manage these coastal zones. The programme will use the intense data collection calibration and validation phase of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission to achieve this.
This initiative supports innovative research to develop solutions to current food security issues and challenges relating to sustainable food production. It will translate research into measurable real-world outcomes that increase prosperity in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia or southern Asia.
This programme aims to:
- improve understanding of societal perspectives and behaviours around the marine environment
- integrate this into systems-based approaches that support development and analysis of interventions and inform effective decision-making for marine management and policy development.
The Philippines is a mineral-rich country yet mining is restricted due to previous negative environmental impact, illegal operations and mismanagement. This programme seeks sustainable solutions that benefit the economy and local livelihoods and minimise negative impacts on the environment.
Prepare for future disease epidemics and halt the ‘slow motion pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
This programme supports high-quality, innovative research and research translation to help develop a healthy, safe and sustainable UK aquaculture system. It aims to bring together diverse expertise, knowledge, skills and facilities to deliver innovative approaches to solving industry challenges.