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Safety, security, and sustainability through science, innovation, and collaboration.

Global Impact

Years of service
Program participants
571 M
In awards and programs
Countries engaged

Funding Opportunities

In collaboration with our partners, CRDF Global occasionally hosts funding competitions with the goal of advancing research, innovation, and security around the globe.

Opportunities Include:

  • Research grants
  • Fellowships
  • Business plan competitions
  • Technical trainings
  • Laboratory upgrades
  • Travel support to attend professional conferences
The idea of being able to make contributions to my home country and to the world on these topics excites me so much"
— Fadime Özge Özkan | Nuclear Engineer and Research Assistant at Istanbul Technical University,


National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and CRDF Global Ukraine Host Large-Scale Cybersecurity Exercises for the Central Election Commission and Key Cybersecurity Actors

Large-scale cybersecurity exercises for the Central Election Commission and key cybersecurity actors are being held at the State Cyber Defense Center. The event is organized by the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity (NCCC) at the National Security...

CRDF Global Selected by Department of State to Continue Support of the Export Control and Related Border Security Program

CRDF Global has received a two-year $2.25M award from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Export Control Cooperation (ISN/ECC). The “Strategic Trade Control Experts” award is a successor to two...

CRDF Global Selected for Subcontracts with Leidos to Support the Department of Defense

Arlington, VA – CRDF Global has been awarded two subcontracts from Leidos in support of the Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP).   CRDF Global will mentor and train researchers at...


Benefits and Challenges of Special Economic Zones

Special Economic Zones (SEZ) – an umbrella term which includes Free Trade Zones, Export Processing Zones, Freeports, and others – are becoming common across the globe.

Advancement and Inclusion of Women in Science and Security

CRDF Global promotes the active involvement and leadership of women in STEM and CBRN security fields. “Breaking Barriers: Best Practices for the Advancement and Inclusion of Women in STEMM and National Security” is a resource we have created to provide all organizations with steps they can implement to foster more inclusive and diverse work environments.

This often ignored or silenced demographic holds the key to untold innovations"
— Camille Stewart | Cyber Security Policy at Google,


We believe today's challenges require global solutions. Join us.

We are committed to:

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Effective Communication
People here are always willing to help and back you up if you’re having a challenging day"
— Najati Al Huneidi | Senior Project Lead, Biosecurity