The Newton Fund builds research and innovation partnerships with partner countries to support their economic development and social welfare, and to develop their research and innovation capacity for long-term sustainable growth. The Fund is managed by the UK’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and delivered through 15 UK delivery partners. It has a total UK government investment of £735 million up until 2021, with matched resources from the partner countries. 

For more information, please visit the Newton Fund website and follow via Twitter: @NewtonFund


The British Council is working with Universities UK International (UUKi) and national co-funders to deliver the following programmes under the Newton Fund:

Programmes will be tailored to meet the needs of partner countries.

Partner countries

Please note that not all programmes will be run in all Newton Fund countries and not all of the countries will be included in each call. 

How to apply

You can find all open Newton Fund calls under funding and other opportunities