Environmental Biotechnology Network


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

Details of all BIV’s and POC’s funded can be found on our Outcomes page.

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

BASF Funding Opportunity for Start-ups/Early Stage - deadline 13 Aug 23 – BASF are running an event to foster partnerships with innovators and the local start-up community working for a sustainable future, and are looking for start-ups and early-stage companies developing innovative and sustainable solutions to attend.…Read more.
NBIC: Biofilms ICURe Sprint – Deadline: 13 April 2022 Funded by the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) and delivered by SETsquared, the Biofilms ICURe Sprint is an accelerated version of the Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) programme,…Read more.
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.

Funding Roundup

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

SEPTEMBER 23: Funding Roundup – The Royal Society: International Exchanges - 27 September 2023BBSRC: follow-on fund - 4 October 2023NERC: Independent Research Fellowship - 8 November 2023 NERC: Large grant to tackle big environmental science questions - 16 November 2023Innovate…Read more.
AUGUST 23: Funding Roundup – EPSRC: Network Pluses in Energy to form next generation Supergen Hubs - 21 August 2023FCDO-UKRI Senior Research Fellowships 2023 - 29 August 2023Innovate UK: Improving observation capabilities of biodiversity in UK waters phase…Read more.
July 23: Funding Roundup – Algae-UK: 8th Business Interaction Voucher call - 14 July 2023Royal Society of Chemistry: Researcher Development and Travel Grant - rolling monthlyInnovate UK: Engineering biology collaborative R&D round two  - 26 July…Read more.