OCTOBER 20 Funding Roundup

EPSRC Engineering Early Career ForumEPSRC is seeking applications from Early Career industrialists, academics, and from individuals working in the third sector and government organisations to join the Engineering Early Career Forum.Deadline: 19 October 2020 2020 BBSRC-NSF/BIO Lead Agency OpportunityDeadline (Intention to submit): 21 October 2020 CIWEM: The Margetts Bursary 23 …

SEPTEMBER 20 Funding Roundup

National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC): Flexible Talent Mobility Award (FTMA) – Innovation Placements & Innovation Fellowships Open in September 2020. ERC Starting Grant mentoring event Interested in applying for a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant in the January 2021 round? Join the mentoring webinar by registering here. 21 September …

AUGUST 20 Funding Roundup

Young Innovators Awards 2020/21Deadline: 2 September 2020Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality – £5,000 grant, tailored business support and a living allowance. NERC: Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia Deadline: (Notification of Intent): 3 September 2020 HVB Proof …

JULY 20 Funding Roundup

NERC NERC Discovery Science Standard Grant Deadline: now 28 July 2020 Innovate UKThe £191m Sustainable Innovation Fund is a fund to help all sectors of the UK recover, grow and create new opportunities from the aftermath of Covid-19. Sustainable Innovation Fund Round 1 Deadline: 29 July 2020 (£100-500K) Sustainable Innovation …

JUNE 20 Funding Roundup

Leverhulme International Professorships 19 June 2020 BBSRC: Strategic Longer and Larger grants: Frontier bioscience 2020/21 30 July 2020 KTN/UK Seafood Innovation Fund 26 June 2020 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – July-Oct 2020 7 October 2020 The National Lottery Various – by region incl. “Communities and Groups” Horizon 2020: Fast Track to …

APRIL 20 Funding Roundup

E3B Network Proof of Concept Call – £25KDeadline: 29 May 2020 Supergen Energy Storage Network Call 2020 (Round 1)Deadline: 1 June 2020 HVB: Proof of Concept Call 2020 Deadline: 14 September 2020Two targeted calls: High value biorenewable products or processes for industry – projects require industrial partners.  (Joint funding call with …

MAR 20 Funding Roundup

E3B: Business Interaction Voucher7 April 2020 Microbiology Society: Research Visit Grant8 April 2020 BIFFA: Built Environment and Natural Environment Partnership Grants Schemes 202017 April 2020Awards between £250,000 and £750,000 for large-scale projects of regional or national significance. Innovate UK: Smart Grants22 April 2020 The Royal Society: Industry Fellowships28 April 2020 …

FEB 20 Funding Roundup

Privilege Finance Dissertation Sponsorship 28 February 2020 Suitable for U-Graduate and MSc students, this has a max. award of £1000. British Society for Cell Biology 2020 Competitions 29 February 2020 NBIC 3rd POC Call 6 March 2020 Ecosurety Exploration Fund10 March 2020Reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE …

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 …