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



    Equitable Climate Action for Low and Middle-Income Countries
    The Bellagio Center Convening Program is seeking applications for 2024 to address the global climate crisis.

    16th June 2023


    Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program
    Applications are now open for the SSI/ISID Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program to support infectious disease physicians and scientists from under-resourced countries through multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training at a select biomedical institution in Zurich, Switzerland.

    16th June 2023


    World Health Organization (Research on Diseases of Poverty)
    The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/ WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) are pleased to announce the 2022 Call for Applications of the Joint EMRO/TDR Impact Grants for regional priorities focused on implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty.

    21st June, 2022


    Cancer Grand Challenges (CGC): Empowering Cancer Research
    The Cancer Grand Challenges (CGC) is inviting international teams to apply for up to $25m?in funding.

    22nd June 2023


    Implementation research/real life assessment of existing interventions in women and children’s health
    Call for proposals for Researching Health Interventions for Women and Children.

    29th June 2023


    The 2023 Autism Hero Awards
    Nominations are now open for the Autism Hero Awards to highlight and celebrate the excellence taking place in the world of Autism.

    2nd June 2023


    Connecting Minds, Expanding Horizons: Du Pré Grants Program for Multiple Sclerosis Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) is seeking applications for the Du Pré Grants Program that enables multiple sclerosis researchers and clinicians from low- and middle-income countries to make short visits (up to six months) to established MS research centers, outside of their own country.

    30th June 2023


    Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant for Early Child Development
    The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) has launched its Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant to provide support for junior students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries.

    30th June 2023


    UCB Community Health Fund: Bridging Health Disparities and Fostering Holistic Well-being
    The King Baudouin Foundation has announced an open call for the UCB Community Health Fund to support young people facing mental health challenges.

    30th June 2023


    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is delighted to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

    30th June 2023


    Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)
    Multiples research grants

    31st June, 2022


    Nominations open for Mental Health award (Wellcome)
    Wellcome is accepting nominations for Mental Health award: Improving cognitive and functional outcomes in people experiencing, or at risk of, psychosis.

    31st June, 2022


    Kezia’s Fund to Support Mental Health Amongst Children and Young People
    Jersey Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Kezia’s Fund to support mental health amongst children and young people and will provide grants and support to organizations that are working to address the issue.

    4th June 2023


    Empowering Breakthroughs: Cure Parkinson's Research Grant Funding Program
    The Cure Parkinson’s (CP) is inviting applications for its Research Grant Funding Programme.

    5th June 2023


    Implement Human Rights and Advocacy (HRA) Program
    AFSA invites interested non-profit organisations, organisations, and government departments to apply to be considered as SRs to implement Human Rights and Advocacy (HRA) Programme in support of HIV Prevention Programs for Adolescent & Young People (AYP).

    8th June 2023


    The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF)
    Awards PhD fellowships of 2 to 3.5 years to outstanding junior scientists worldwide who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory. The peer-review selection process evaluates the applicant's achievements, as well as the scientific quality of the project and host laboratory. The process is highly competitive, with less than 10% of applicants receiving a fellowship.

    Currently Open


    National Institutes of Health
    Multiple funding opportunities for health-centered researches

    Rolling basis