Mat Wright


Fourteen grants were awarded in 2015 for 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 2015:

Aston University

Aston University, University of Wisconsin-Madison (U.S.), Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (China), University of Kentucky (U.S.), University of Massachusetts, Amherst (U.S.), and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Global Bioenergy, Biofuels and Biorefining Network: GB3-Net

Bangor University

Bangor University, Western Carolina University (U.S.), Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia), Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), Universitas Diponegoro (Indonesia), Universitas Brawijaya (Indonesia), Southeast Asian Region for Tropical Biology (Indonesia), and Aberystwyth University (UK)

Establishing a network of research excellence for mine reclamation in Southeast Asia

Imperial College London

Imperial College London, University of Texas, Austin (U.S.), Beijing Normal University (China), University of Delhi (India), Polar Research Institute of China (China), British Antarctic Survey (UK), and the University of Bristol (UK)

ICECAP2 - International Collaborative Exploration of Central East Antarctica through Airborne geophysical Profiling

University of Bradford

University of Bradford, North Carolina State University (U.S.), and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (India)

SITARA: Smart Grid to harness Satellite based Virtual Power Plants for energy sustainability

University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh, Weill Cornell Medical College (U.S.), and the Christian Medical College (India)

Oral and cervical cancer in rural India: Using mHealth and primary care to improve prevention, screening and early diagnosis

University of Exeter

University of Exeter, University of Central Florida (U.S.), and Tsinghua University (China)

Flood impact assessment in mega cities under urban sprawl and climate change

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield, University of Michigan (U.S.), and the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

Novel nanostructured conjugates for deep sensitive cancer detection and noninvasive highly efficient cancer therapy

University of Surrey

University of Surrey, University of Chicago (U.S.), and the University of São Paulo (Brazil)

Sleep, circadian rhythms, and cardiovascular health across ethnicities - a small Brazilian town as a model for global health issues