Environmental Biotechnology Network


EBNet has a variety of flexible funding opportunities over the 5-year lifetime of the Network. These include

Note that the majority of our events are free to attend and that suggestions from our members for events/workshops and other activities are also welcome.

Application documents, timings and further information on all of the above can be found by following the links above or by contacting us.

Other Funding

IBioIC Funding Available – The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre is pleased to announce funding available for innovative projects within any sector of industrial biotechnology. Project proposals must align to Scotland’s National Plan for Industrial…Read more.
BBNet Proof of Concept Call: “Biobased technologies for a sustainable textile economy” (£50K) – Zoom POC call launch: from 14:00 to 16:00, 24 March 2021. To join the pre-launch Zoom call register by: noon 22 March 2021. See here for more details. The fashion and textiles sector is responsible for 10% of global greenhouse gas emission…Read more.
AD Support for Yorkshire SME's – Announcing a new programme of fully-funded support to Yorkshire SMEs working on anaerobic digestion product and processes. Details of the opportunity: New funding for innovation around anaerobic digestion Eligible Yorkshire businesses can…Read more.
Ofwat Water Innovation Competitions – Ofwat have established a £200 million innovation fund available from January 2021 until 2025 to encourage transformative change in the water sector England and Wales around 5 themes: Responding and adapting to climate change and delivering net…Read more.

Funding Roundup

Our monthly newsletters feature a round-up of all the latest funding, excerpted below:

SEPTEMBER 21 Funding Roundup – DEFRA Blue Planet FundTBC - Future engineering for oceansHelp to Grow – Management/DigitalVarious - these SME support programmes are 90% funded by government. ICE: R&D Enabling FundOpenIBioIC: Spin Out Support ProgrammeOpen Algae-UK,…Read more.
AUGUST 21 Funding Roundup – Agri-TechE: 2021 VOYAGE offers soft introduction to the North American agri-food ecosystem 30th August 2021 MERCK: Research Grants31 August 2021 UKRI: Developing engineering biology breakthrough ideas2 September 2021 JSPS: Multilateral…Read more.
JULY 21 Funding Roundup – UKRI: Embedded research on UK climate resilience22 July 2021 BEIS: Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition: expression of interest26 July 2021 UKRI: Developing engineering biology breakthrough ideas28 July 2021 Leverhulme Trust: Research…Read more.