The Centre for Global Challenges promotes collaboration in both research and education. In terms of research, the Centre supports collaboration efforts between Utrecht University staff and national and international partners through joint grant proposals or joint research initiatives. Within Utrecht University, the Centre works closely together with the focus area on Migration and Societal Change.

In terms of education, the Centre seeks to establish partnerships with external partners that will enhance the learning and academic experiences of students through internships, seminars, or exchanges.

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The Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) is a group of policy makers and funding agencies working together to give substance to a new framing for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy that aims to contribute to addressing global societal challenges, as encapsulated in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, including climate change, inequality, employment and pathways to economic growth and development.

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Julius Global Health is part of the University Medical Center Utrecht in The Netherlands. Julius Global Health It carries out research and educational activities in the field of reproductive & child health, cancer, diabetes & cardiovascular epidemiology, infectious diseases and environmental health.