GCRF call: Training awards for research skills (biotechnology)

Please be informed of an existing call of the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, under GCRF on skills training for researchers, in the fields of biology and biotechnology related to:

·Secure and resilient food systems
·Sustainable health and wellbeing
·Affordable and sustainable energy
·Sustainable livelihoods, economic growth through the circular bioeconomy
·Resilience and environmental change
·Sustainable production and consumption
·Prevention of diseases in humans and farm animals relevant to the developing country
·Prevention of crop disease in varieties grown in/developed for developing countries.
Applicants should be researchers and universities from the UK in partnership with counterparts from developing countries.
A total of up to £300,000 per annum is available to support the training activities through this programme. Applications may seek funding for up to £100,000 (at 100% fEC). Awards are flexible and may be used to support strategic global challenges for a short, discrete period or for up to three years of recurrent funding.
Directly allocated staff time, estate and indirect costs willnotbe covered. Newton Fund will contribute towards the costs of external speakers, room bookings, time spent organising the training and other reasonable costs providing justification of resources has been received.
Deadline: 1stNovember.