Grant Size :  

$10,000 to $100,000

Closing Date :


Call for Proposals: Academic Regional Collaborative Water Research Projects


The British Council and the UK Science and Innovation Network in Israel are inviting project proposals as part of an academic regional collaborative water research programme.

The programme aims to strengthen collaboration between the research institutions in the UK, Israel, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the field of water research. they expect to fund one to three projects.


The Programme aims to strengthen collaboration between the research institutions in the UK, Israel, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the field of water research.

Projects should:

  • Promote collaborative research at the planning stage by, for example, creating new networks, and collaborating on grant submissions and funding opportunities; or

  • Facilitate research through projects such as (virtual or face-to-face) meetings, symposia, conferences, new collaborations and sharing research facilities; or

  • Apply research via activities including policy work, technology transfer and collaborations with industry and third sector organisations; or

  • Communicate academic research to students, public audiences and other relevant groups with, for example, shared courses and teaching programmes, and public activities.

  • Projects must fit one or more of the themes of water research, including but not limited to: research pertaining to irrigation, water purification, groundwater studies, sanitation, biological and physicochemical water and wastewater treatment, food security, education, monitoring, climate change adaptation as it pertains to water resources.

  • Grants will not fund research

  • Projects must involve applicants from the UK, Israel and a country from the MENA Region.

Funding Information
  • The programme will fund grant/s for UK, Israel, and the MENA region collaboration of £20,000 to £55,000.

  • Projects must be completed by 31 March 2024.

Eligibility :
  • This Lead2030 Challenge will be supported by AstraZeneca’s Young Health Programme. To be eligible for this grant, the funding must be payable to a registered non-profit organisation that is accountable for delivering the project.

  • Projects cannot incorporate treatment of medical conditions or the promotion or prescription of medicines but should instead focus on the promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviours and the prevention of disease.

  • The project must be delivered by a registered non-profit organisation which is able to pass due diligence and verification checks. This will include documentation to ensure the projects meet legal requirements on international charitable donations. You must complete this stage before the grant payment is made. Documents may include a copy of your organisation’s governing document (eg articles of incorporation), a certificate of charitable registration in your country, most recent annual financial accounts, a bank statement from the last 3 months as proof of your organisation’s bank account, and details of your Trustees/Directors’ full names, residential addresses and dates of birth.

Post Date: 09-Sep-2022

Location :
Syrian Arab Republic (the)
Saudi Arabia
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
United Arab Emirates (the)

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