DfID sheds light on $477 million research and innovation investment

U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel announced Wednesday an additional £357 million pounds ($437 million) to be spent over four years on research in deadly infectious diseases, and outlined DfID's strategy for future investments in research and innovation, now totalling 390 million pounds over the next four years ($477 million).

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.

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