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 Fund
10 March 2020
Reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE through innovation or research.

NERC: Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund – Announcement of Opportunity February 2020
Notification of Intent: 12 March 2020
This allows UK environmental science researchers to forge new partnerships and networks with the best international researchers wherever they are located and seed collaborations that will be sustained beyond the lifetime of the grant. Funding of a maximum of £100,000 for up to two years.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship
12 March 2020
Fellowships must be started between 1st September to 30th November 2020
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. Eligible research fields are limited to the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering science, agricultural and medical research (non-clinical only).

BBNet: 2nd BIV Call
13 March 2020

Green Stories Writing Competitions
Deadlines: 21 March 2020 and various others
Could you write 500 words in a short story competition? Or a children’s book or even a novel? This competition aims to use stories to promote sustainability. Prizes vary by category.

WRAP: Value from food waste small scale grant
26 March 2020
The aim is to identify new viable options that can be brought to operation to minimise food waste and release the value of this food rather than it being disposed of. This small-scale grant will fund projects between £20,000 and £100,000, with a finite, overall budget of £500,000.

HVB Enterprise Fellowships
15 April 2020
HVB will fund three Enterprise Fellowships to provide support for an individual to enable progress of a concept towards commercialisation (up to £70,000).

BBSRC: Responsive mode
29 April 2020
Submit research grant applications at any time on any topic.

UKRI-BBSRC Collaborative Training Partnerships
5 May 2020
UKRI-BBSRC are pleased to announce the second call for BBSRC Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP2). The scheme is a doctoral training programme directed at industrial research challenges and delivered by consortia led by businesses in collaboration with Research Organisations. It is anticipated that up to 10 CTPs will be awarded with total funding of £22.5M available.

HVB: Business Interaction Vouchers (BIV)
12 May 2020
These awards aim to encourage collaboration and develop partnerships between academic and industrial partners.

BBSRC: David Phillips Fellowships
12 May 2020
This provides support for researchers wishing to establish their first independent research group.

BBSRC: Discovery Fellowships
12 May 2020
The Discovery Fellowship (DF) provides support for researchers wishing to undertake independent research and gain leadership skills.