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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Royal Society of Scotland (RSE) Enterprise Fellowships enable promising science and technology researchers to develop into successful entrepreneurs.

Enterprise Fellowships provide:

  • A year's salary  to provide time to develop a full business plan (up to £37,000, plus National Insurance and pension costs over 12 months).
  • Access to mentors, business experts and professional advisers
  • Business training to help develop required skills
  • A business development fund.


The scheme is open to individuals who can be hosted by an academic institution or research initiative.


For further information and contact details for the three different funding strands please see the RSE website and in particular their FAQs document.



Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with a particular focus on the poorest half of the world’s population.


Contribute to Cambridge's response to COVID-19 in developing countries

Join working groups that invite your collaboration, create a new working group and learn about available funding opportunities here.


Join the Strategic Research Initiative

Register to Cambridge Global Challenges and to the SRI's mailing list here.


Learn about the support we provide 

Information on how Cambridge Global Challenges can support your research is shared here.


Contact us

Programme Manager (Dr Sara Serradas Duarte):​.