Eight universities have been awarded £3.6 million of funding by Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation, to scale up international research collaborations with universities and research organisations outside the UK.

The partnerships, involving collaborators in nations ranging from Canada and Australia to Singapore and Finland, will build capacity and capability across the sector and addressing major industrial and societal challenges in healthcare, sustainable technologies and Artificial Intelligence.

Funding for the eight projects will run for five years, starting in August 2019, allowing successful institutions sufficient time to scale up their international collaborations. 

Read Research England’s press release.

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