Global partnerships

Our scientific resources are a global asset but the greatest benefits to science, conservation policy and education worldwide come when we form partnerships.

Two people looking happy in the Palm House

Tackling the critical challenges that face humanity today requires a global collaborative effort. That’s why we actively seek new partnerships with scientific institutions, organisations, charities, communities and individuals worldwide to achieve the biggest impact. 

We work with around 400 institutions worldwide, in over 100 countries.

Examples of our partnerships

  • Palm in a dry landscape with smoke

    Accelerating species conservation

    Delivering extinction risk assessments through help from the partnership between the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ and Toyota Motor Corporation.

    Kew’s Plant Assessment Unit
  • View of the plateau

    Identifying threatened species in the tropics

    Working with local partners in seven countries to identify and map threatened plants, enabling national authorities to prioritise their protection.

    Tropical Important Plant Areas
  • Stored seeds at the seed bank in the freezer

    Conserving the world’s plant seeds

    Banking seeds of the world’s wild plant species while delivering training and capacity building in over 100 countries.

    Banking the world’s seeds
  • Empty conical flasks on a shelf in the Jodrell laboratory

    Doctoral training partnerships

    Supporting the training of the next generation of plant and fungal researchers in a multi-disciplinary environment. 

    Doctoral Training Partnerships

Collaborate with us

Could your institution or corporation create or contribute to our next partnership?