Areas of Interest

  • Public Health
  • Medical Health
  • Medical Education
  • Communicable and Non-communicable diseases
  • Community Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Nutrition
  • Histopathology
  • Oral & Dental Pathology
  • Dental Materials
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry

  • Facilities


  • Kuwait Teaching Hospital
  • Mercy Teaching Hospital
  • Prime Teaching Hospital

    Colleges & Departments

  • Peshawar Medical College (PMC)
  • Peshawar Dental College (PDC)
  • Postgraduate Medical Education (PME)
  • PRIME Institute of Public Health (PIPH)
  • Rufaida Nursing College (RNC)
  • Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS)


  • Histopathology Lab
  • PCR Lab

  • National Funding Agencies

    S. No Funding Agencies Weblink Priority Area's

    Higher Education Commission

    Competitive Research Grants,
    Research Support Grants,
    Mobility Grants,
    Research for Innovation Grants

      Grand Challenge Fund

    Supports large, multisectoral, multidimensional research projects

      Local Challenge Fund

    Supports a portfolio of projects for possible solutions to local core issues identified by a university with the help of provincial government and local research centers

      Technology Development Fund

    Telecommunication, Information and Technology/Computers,
    Engineering Sciences, Management, Biotechnology and Allied fields, Material Sciences/Man Made Material (Nanotechnology), Robotics, Defense and Military needs

      Innovative & Collaborative Research Grant

    Supports collaborative research between Pakistan and UK for cutting-edge research and innovation in emerging disciplines of knowledge

      Thematic Grants Program

    Supports research culture in sciences and social sciences

      Technology Transfer Support Fund

    Supports promising university technological research for development of products or services that are marketable and can generate positive cash flows.

      RAPID Research and Innovation Initiative

    Development of Infectious Diseases Surveillance Systems, Disease Epidemiological Modelling, Treatment modalities and strategies etc

      Problem Based Applied Interdisciplinary Research Programme

    Interdisciplinary applied research projects on a specific theme address​ing local issue/problem

      National Awards for Outstanding Researchers

    Recognize and reward the achievements of Pakistani researchers/scholars for research, innovation and publication in all fields of study

      Pakistan Programme for Collaborative Research

    Supports and funds university faculty working in Pakistan to go abroad or for researchers from technological advanced countries to come to Pakistan. Funding is for all research study areas

      Pak-Turk Researchers' Mobility Grant

    Supports the mobility of graduate students and academic staff in the field of Energy Technologies, Food Technologies, Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Material Science, Smart Transportation Systems, Robots and Smart Systems

      Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC)

    Environmental Sciences (including but not limiting to, Water, Climate Change, Pollution, Health, Energy (including but not limiting to, sustainable alternate energy), Human and Social Sciences

      National Research Programme

    Supports basic and applied research as well as translational, experimental and transformative research


    Pakistan Science Foundation

    Promotes and funds scientific and technological research and science popularization

      Competitive Research Program

    Agriculture and Food Security, Livestock, Water and Soil, Engineering& Manufacturing Information and Communication Technology, Health Sciences, Biotechnology, Biochemistry& Molecular Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment& Climate Change,

      Natural Sciences Linkage Programme

    Selected priority areas for collaboration may include, but are not limited to; Collection, Evaluation and Exchange of Germplasm, Plant Genomics, Plant Biotechnology, Stress Biology, Bio-Informatics, Application of Information Technology in Agriculture, Identification and Control of Animal/Plant Diseases, Dryland/Sustainable Agricultural Production System; Integrated Pest and Disease Management, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Agribusiness Development, Biophysics, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences.

      R&D - Industry Programme

    Supports the research ideas that transfer the benefits of scientific research to common people through technology development and commercialization.


    Ministry of Science & Technology

    Physical, Life Sciences, Medical, IT and Engineering


    Ministry of Health

    Biological and Medical sciences


    Pakistan Agricultural Research Council

    Agriculture and Biological Sciences


    National Commission on Biotechnology/MoST          



    Pakistan Academy of Sciences

    Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development


    Pakistan Health Research Council

    Research Grants on the projects related to human health and disease



    Research Grants


    Research & Advocacy Fund

    Grants for research and effective advocacy practice in the area of maternal and newborn health in Pakistan


    International Funding Agencies

    S. No Funding Agencies Weblink Priority Area's

    Welcome Trust

    Supports research in the fields of: Biomedical science,
    population health,
    product development and applied research,
    humanities and social science


    The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD

    Grants to Support the Initiation of International Collaboration

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Supports research in the fields of: Biomedical, health, humanities and social science


    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Channel the technical expertise of scientists and researchers to build local scientific capacity, empowering people with tools for change, and use the evidence from scientific research to drive new policies and programs.

    The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

    Agricultural Sciences; Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology; Biological Systems and Organisms; Medical and Health Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Engineering Sciences; Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Physics; Computing

    National Science Foundation

    Funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering

    National Academy of Sciences

    Physical, biological, and social sciences

    European Research Council

    Research grants in any scientific domain, including social sciences, humanities and interdisciplinary field

    European Cooperation in Science and Technology

    Funds for organizing meetings, training schools, short term scientific missions or other networking activities in a wide range of scientific topics


    National Human Genome Research Institute

    Research grants in the field of genomics and genetics


    National Institute of Health

    Biomedical research


    Department for International Development

    Biomedical Research


    Grand Challenges Canada

    Health Sciences


    International Development Research Center

    Funds to developing-country researchers through grants, fellowships, and awards.


    Medical Research Council (MRC)         

    Funds the research in the fields of Infections and immunity, Molecular and cellular medicine, Population and systems medicine, Neurosciences and mental health, Translation, Global health, Methodology, Public health


    Academy of Finland

    All scientific research areas


    Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

    Funds closely integrated, bilateral research projects


    UK Research and Innovation

    Biological sciences
    Humanitarian sciences


    International Development Research Centre

    Offers grants, funding, and awards to researchers and institutions to find solutions for global development challenges


    Spencer Foundation

    Multidisciplinary Research


    Graham Foundation

    Multidisciplinary Research


    Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

    Multidisciplinary Research


    American Heart Association

    Research Partnership Programs

    Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunity



    The Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure call for Transnational Access (TNA) programme
    Research institutions and companies in the fields of Agro-Food, Environment & Energy and Health & Food are welcome to apply for funded access to high-quality microbial resources and services, or to state-of-the-art facilities and technological platforms provided by the IS_MIRRI21 partners across Europe

    15th May, 2022


    Health and Science Research Efficacy of Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) Products
    The enormous global health burden of combustible smoking is well established and undisputed. In 2019, the number of cigarette smokers worldwide was over 1.1 billion, with tobacco smoking accounting for nearly 7.7 million premature deaths globally.1 Without intervention, deaths attributable to smoking will increase over the coming decades. The global healthcare community has a critical window to change the course of the tobacco epidemic.

    16th May, 2022


    Alleviating Poverty by Supporting Investments in the Poorest and Most Vulnerable People in Global Value Chains
    The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) invites applications for financial support from qualifying projects. The CFC can offer a range of financial and technical instruments of support to meet specific needs of SMEs/enterprises/businesses, cooperatives, and institutions along the entire commodity value in economic growth.

    17th May 2023


    Child Health Foundation (Innovative small Grants Program)
    For the year 2022 the Child Health Foundation (CHF) wishes to receive proposals from registered non-governmental organizations (NGO)s) for innovative research or innovative service projects directed at improving the health and well-being of new-born infants during their first year of life. This is a time of high risk for babies, and we believe that local groups may have innovative ideas on improving the health, survival and wellbeing of these vulnerable infants.

    31st May, 2022


    Research Grants on Education (Spencer Foundation)
    The Spencer Foundation is inviting proposals entitled “Research Grants on Education. This program supports proposals from multiple disciplinary and methodological perspectives, both domestically and internationally, from scholars at various stages in their career. They anticipate that proposals will span a wide range of topics and disciplines that innovatively investigate questions central to education, including for example education, anthropology, philosophy, psychology, sociology, law, economics, history, or neuroscience, amongst others.

    4th May 2022


    Ophthalmology Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Velux Stiftung has announced a call for proposals for Ophthalmology Research in Low and Middle-Income Countries.

    7th May 2023


    Access to Safe Drinking Water and Deliver Sustainable WASH Services
    Brandix Apparel, GWP SAS, and YYPP are launching the "South Asia Youth Water Challenge 2023" to empower young people to make a positive impact towards sustainable development goals.

    8th May 2023


    Springer Nature's: Inspiring Women in Science Awards 2023
    The aim of the awards, in partnership with The Estée Lauder Companies, is to celebrate and support the achievements of women in science, and of all those who work to encourage girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects and who work to support women to stay in STEM careers around the world.

    8th May 2023


    MIT Solve: Health in Fragile Contexts Challenge
    MIT Solve seeks 8 tech-based solutions to maintain healthcare access and build resilience in fragile contexts.

    9th May 2023