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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,


Countering Clandestine CBRN Labs: A Virtual Reality Training Tool

The development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by non-state actors remains a serious threat to international peace and security. Countries attempting to counter the acquisition of WMD materials by terrorist groups and their supporters face unique...

Leading Global Health Expert, Dr. Julie Fischer, Joins CRDF Global as Senior Technical Advisor

CRDF Global is pleased to announce Dr. Julie Fischer as its new Senior Technical Advisor for Global Health. Dr. Fischer brings over 20 years of global health experience in infectious disease research, laboratory systems strengthening, and public health...

2019 IVLP Alumna Kadri Arrak at the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Friends in Far Places

In 2019, Kadri Arrak was one of 28 international visitors nominated by their respective embassies to travel to the U.S. as part of an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on science and technology entrepreneurship. Traveling from countries...


Fighting COVID-19 in Iraq

Dr. Arwa M. Abdullah Al-Shuwaikh serves as the Head of Continuing Education Unit and Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at Al-Nahrain University in Baghdad, Iraq. Dr.

CRDF Global IVLP Team with President & CEO Michael Dignam and VP, Strategy, Evaluation & Innovation Tom Callahan at the Global Ties U.S. 2020 National Meeting

Exchanging Our Way to a Better World

CRDF Global – along with more than 900 government agency representatives, advocates, and leaders in the international exchange field – attended the Global Ties U.S.

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