The Global Research Council has a long-term objective of fostering multilateral research and collaboration across continents to benefit both developing and developed nations.

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Global Research Council

The Global Research Council is a virtual organisation, comprised of the heads of science and engineering funding agencies from around the world, dedicated to promoting the sharing of data and best practices for high-quality collaboration among funding agencies worldwide.


Governing Board

The Global Research Council is presided by the Governing Board, consisting of up to eleven members elected by GRC participants.


Executive Support Group

To meet the demands of continuity and transparency in its procedures, the Governing Board has appointed an Executive Support Group (ESG) as well as an Executive Secretary.


Gender Working Group

The Gender Working Group (GWG) was formed to contribute to the implementation of the Statement of Principles and Actions Promoting the Equality and Status of Women in Research.