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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Innovate UK Smart Grants 

An opportunity for UK based businesses and research and technology organisations to apply for a funding to support the best game-changing or disruptive R&D ideas, with a view to commercialisation.

Funding body: Innovate UK (IUK)

Maximum value: £2,000,000 

Deadline: 25/11/2020



 The University's Research Strategy Office lists funding for Impact-related activities, available to Cambridge researchers, here.  

*Restricted Call Information for Cambridge Researchers: The University of Cambridge runs an internal selection process for calls where the number of applications per institution is limited. Contact the Initiative Coordinator for further details on this process for any specific call. 



Research Professional lists numerous funding opportunities.  


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Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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