Mat Wright


Twenty three grants were awarded in the inaugural year of the Global Innovation Initiative through the UK and US competitions. Details of the awarded partnerships can be found below.

US Awardees were administrated by the Institution for International Education, a list of US Awardees can be found in the document below.

UK Awardees 2014:

Bangor University

Bangor University, University of California Los Angeles, Udayana University (Indonesia)

Environmental DNA for Rapid Assessment of Biodiversity and Conservation Priorities in Indonesia.

Brunel University

Brunel University, University of Oklahoma, Sichuan University (China), Tsinghua University (China). Design and Development of International Electricity Highway Systems.

Cardiff University

Cardiff University, University of California Davis, China Medical University (China)

Develop a novel vaccination method combining electric stimulation and PLGA micro-needles.

Loughborough University

Loughborough University, University of California Berkeley, CEPT University Ahmedabad (India)

Reducing global energy use in buildings while improving occupant comfort and well-being: reversing the growing trend toward AC

Newcastle University

Newcastle University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (India), CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute Nagpur (India)

Development of Sustainable Technologies to Investigate, Restore and Protect the Urban Water Environment

Swansea University

Swansea University, University of Maine, Sichuan University (China), Hohai University (China), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia)

Ensemble Estimation of Flood Risk in A Changing Climate

University of Bath

University of Bath, Ohio State University, University of São Paulo (Brazil)

TransAtlantic Discovery, Characterization and Application of Enzymes for the Recycling of Polymers and Composites

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham, Ohio State University, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)

Seeing with Sound-Developing an Echolocation Device based on sensing principles derived from Human Users

University of Brighton

University of Brighton, Drexel University, Northwestern Polytechnic University (China)

Nanostructured materials for the control of contaminants detrimental to health

University of Bristol

University of Bristol, University of Wisconsin Madison, Zhijiang University (China), Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University (India)

Global Farm Platforms for Sustainable Ruminant Livestock Production

University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia, Oregon State University, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil), State University of Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Land Use Change, Biodiversity and the Community Ecology of Amazonian Vector-Borne Diseases

University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham, University of Delaware, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

New Answers For Old Problems: A Global Interdisciplinary Training Network to Address Key Questions in Plant Development for Food

University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde, New York University, Wuhan University (China)

Wireless Charging Technologies for Electric Vehicles to Improve Energy Utilisation and Reduce Emissions in the Urban Environment