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Innovative & Collaborative Research Grant (ICRG)

ICRG program is closed for further intake

Innovative & Collaborative Research Grant (ICRG) supports research partnerships between Pakistani and UK universities, research bodies and existing centers of excellence that focus on any of the emerging disciplines/priority areas.

Key Objectives 
  • To support collaborative research between Pakistan and UK for  cutting-edge research and innovation in emerging disciplines of knowledge
Key Features
  • Expected Number of Grants:  6
  • Maximum Project Duration:  3 years
  • Individual Grant Value: Up to Rs. 50 million
Key Areas
  • Medical and allied health sciences
  • Energy (generation, distribution and conservation)
  • Climate Change
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Nanosciences
  • Big Data – Cloud Computing
  • Social Sciences
Proposal Submission Stages
  • Project Outline Submission
  • Full Proposal Submission
Evaluation Process
  • The research proposals are assessed by peer reviewers having great expertise in the field.
  • The assessment is conducted in an objective, impartial and transparent manner and is of high quality.​​​