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

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.
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:

DECEMBER 22: Funding Roundup – Innovate UK: Analysis for Innovators (A4I) - 4 January 2023BBSRC-STFC facility access funding for bioscience partnerships - 6 January 2023BBSRC: Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) - 9 January 2023BBSRC: Pioneer awards:…Read more.
NOVEMBER 22: Funding Roundup – IBioIC: Spin-Out support programme/Facility Access Fund - open HVB: Business Interaction Vouchers - 11 November 2022 HVB: Proof of Concept Call - 25 November 2022 AHRC: Design Exchange Partnerships: design the green transition - 30…Read more.
OCTOBER 22: Funding Roundup – APEX Awards2 November 2022 JSPS Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Short-term)7 November 2022 The Royal Society: Research grants10 November 2022 HVB Business Interaction Vouchers11 November…Read more.