International funding and support

The UK is among the world’s leaders in research and innovation. UKRI helps it thrive by supporting UK researchers and businesses to work with the best minds, organisations and facilities around the world.

How UKRI supports research across the globe

Creating international opportunities

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 6 strategic objectives

Our international offices

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

Funding for international partnerships

Getting funding for international partnerships

Find out how to apply for opportunities that fund cross-border collaborations in research and innovation

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 with working globally

Funding and visas to come to the UK for research

Find out about getting a Global Talent visa and finding opportunities to work on research and innovation in the UK

Transferring your research grant to another country

Find out when you can transfer your UKRI grant to a research organisation overseas

Outcomes and impact from international funding

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

Reviews

Review of research collaborations with Russia

Find out more about UKRI’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Official Development Assistance review

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

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