JAN 20 Funding Roundup

Energy for Business scheme 28th February 2020 Are you a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) and located in the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire region? Delivered by the Energy Innovation and Collaboration team and funded by the European Regional Development Fund, this low-carbon innovation project offers product research and development, business support …

NOV 19 Funding Roundup

HVB: Business Interaction Vouchers – £10KDeadline: 8 January 2020 HVB:Training fund – £1KDeadline: MonthlyNetwork members can request funds of up to £1000 for a training activity including training course fees and/or accommodation and visits to other laboratories in the UK for training purposes. BBSRC: Industrial biotechnology for improving production of …

OCT 19 Funding Roundup

BBSRC: call for Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) demonstratorsMandatory workshop:16 October 2019, LondonUp to £22 million available to fund up to five demonstrators.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/application/currentopportunities/pre-announcement-greenhouse-gas-removal-demonstrators-programme-calls-and-workshop/  UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres/Coordinator webinar sessions 17 and 22 October 2019An opportunity to learn more about the programme. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing circular.economy@epsrc.ukri.org identifying which webinar …

SEPT 19 Funding Roundup

UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy CoordinatorWebinar dates: 17th and 22nd OctoberDeadline for “Intent to Submit”: 31st OctoberDeadline for “Proposal”: 19th November 2019Up to £150k (at 80% FEC) is available for this initial grant to engage with the full spectrum of interdisciplinary research and stakeholder communities and design a proposal for an …

AUG 19 Funding Roundup

The BioIndustry Association (BIA) engineering biology pitching competitionDeadline:  29th August 2019BIA is organising a pitching competition for engineering biology start-ups and SMEs that are looking for early-stage investment. The pitching competition will be part of the BIA’s annual UK Bioscience Forum, a conference which attracts over 300 representatives from the …

JULY 19 Funding Roundup

HVB: 1st Proof of Concept Call is now openDeadline:10th September 2019. Funding of up to £50,000 per project is available. The Targeted Call invites projects focused on genomic tools for high value biorenewables. Other projects will be considered through the Open Call. Full details: https://www.highvaluebiorenewables.net/funding/proof-of-concept-2019-call/ Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Research Translation Call: Sustainable …

JUNE 19 Funding Roundup

Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture and Aquaculture Production Translation CallCall opens: 9 July 2019; Deadline: 18th September 2019BBSRC and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research, to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture (including …

MAY 19 Funding Roundup

NBIC 2nd Proof of concept CallDeadline: 24th May 2019A call for collaborative projects between Industrial and Research. The scope is Prevention, Detection, Management, and Engineering of Biofilms.See: https://biofilms.ac.uk/nbic-second-poc-to-launch/  2019 IIASA-NERC Collaborative Research FellowshipsDeadline: 26th June 2019Funding of £1 million is available for early career researchers.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/available/fellowships/iiasa/ 

APRIL 19 Funding Roundup

UKRI Responsive Mode Many UKRI Calls are always open – to start your search just take a look at the various Research Council websites.See: www.ukri.org/funding/how-to-apply/  STFC Bridging for Innovators (B4I) fund The Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) have recently launched the Bridging For Innovators (B4I) Scheme.B4I is funded through …