The British Council and the UK Science and Innovation Network in Israel are inviting project proposals as part of an academic regional collaborative water research programme.

The programme aims to strengthen collaboration between the research institutions in the UK, Israel, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the field of water research. We expect to fund one to three projects.

Call for proposals are now closed

Project Requirements

  • Promote collaborative research at the planning stage by, for example, creating new networks, and collaborating on grant submissions and funding opportunities; or
  • Facilitate research through projects such as (virtual or face-to-face) meetings, symposia, conferences, new collaborations and sharing research facilities; or
  • Apply research via activities including policy work, technology transfer and collaborations with industry and third sector organisations; or
  • Communicate academic research to students, public audiences and other relevant groups with, for example, shared courses and teaching programmes, and public activities.


Projects must involve applicants from the UK, Israel and a country from the MENA Region as co-holders of the grant. Further eligibility details along with other relevant information are in the Call for Proposals.

Important dates

Deadline for applications: 15 October 2022 

Responses sent out by: 31 October 2022

Deadline for completion of projects: 31 March 2024

Contact us

For all inquiries, please e-mail