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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

Fellowships & Funding Opportunities

In collaboration with our partners, CRDF Global occasionally hosts funding competitions and fellowship programs 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,


CRDF Global Co-Hosts Cyber Theft Workshop for Georgian and Armenian Researchers

CRDF Global is partnering with American Culture Center to host an in-person workshop on cyber theft in academia in Tbilisi, Georgia. The training will engage university IT leaders, cybersecurity professionals, and other stakeholders from higher education ...

CRDF Global Welcomes Affiliated Expert, Eric Novotny

CRDF Global is pleased to welcome Dr. Eric Novotny as its new Affiliated Expert in the areas of State and non-state Cyber Threats and Countermeasures, Export Controls, Academic Administration, Research Security, and Private and Public Sector Cyber Security. ...

Grant Program Forges Networks Between Women Working in Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation

In partnership with Global Affairs Canada (GAC), CRDF Global recently completed a grant program for international women working in nuclear security and nonproliferation fields. The program promotes gender equality by giving participants a forum to share tools...


North Korean Sanctions Evasion White Paper

CRDF Global collaborated with sanctions compliance experts at Kharon – a research, data analytics, and risk management firm – to develop a white paper on how North Korea evades sanctions and generates revenue for its weapons proliferation activities.

One Year in International Exchanges

In this Q&A, we sat down with IVLP Project Lead, Bryan Wells to explore his first year of international exchanges with CRDF Global.

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