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:

APRIL 23: Funding Roundup – UKRI: Sustainable bio-based materials and manufacture: CR&D - 3 May 2023RSC: Emerging Technologies Competition - 17 April 2023AMI: New Lecturer Research Grant - 30 April 2023EPSRC: International centre to centre…Read more.
MARCH 23: Funding Roundup – African agriculture knowledge transfer partnerships: 2023 to 2024, round 1 - 22 March 2023Growing roots: environmental science public engagement 2023 to 24 - 27 March 2023Innovate UK: Transformative Technologies - 29 March 2023Farming Innovation…Read more.
FEBRUARY 23: Funding Roundup – REAL Research Hub: Tender for ‘Plastic contamination method assessment: Evaluating current mass-based method and possible alternative methods of assessment for plastics in compost and digestate’ - 17 February 2023Innovate UK:  Innovation loans…Read more.