The Newton Fund is a £375 million fund which, through science and innovation partnerships, promotes the economic development and welfare of poor people in partnering countries. It aims to strengthen science and innovation capacity and unlock further funding to support poverty alleviation. It is delivered through 15 UK delivery partners in collaboration with 15 partner countries. Activities are in three broad areas:
People: increasing capacity for science and innovation in partner countries.
Research: research collaborations on development topics.
Translation: creating collaborative solutions to development challenges and strengthening innovation systems.