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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,


CRDF Global Helps Ukraine Protect Critical Infrastructure

CRDF Global recently supported the National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity (NCCC) at the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine to host the "Strategic Planning and Cyber ​​Security Management” training for key government and critical...

U.S. Department of State Selects CRDF Global to Build Cybersecurity and Entrepreneurial Capacities in Ukraine

Arlington, VA (January 6, 2021) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR/ACE) has selected CRDF Global to implement four research and development activities to enhance entrepreneurial and applied research capacities in...

CRDF Global Supports Innovative and Female-Led Entrepreneurship in Ukraine

CRDF Global’s Technology and Innovation team recently held two entrepreneurship events as part of the ongoing Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP) in Ukraine: one, a large startup competition with a diverse group of entrepreneurs, and the...


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