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:

AUGUST 22 Funding Roundup – E3B Metals in Biology: Business Interaction VoucherOpen Algae-UK: 6th BIV Call26 August 2022 Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Round 831 August 2022 BBSRC Business and Academia Prosperity Partnership8 September 2022 Research for a plastics…Read more.
JULY 22 Funding Roundup – Young Innovators Awards 2022 to 202327 July 2022 NERC: Understanding changes in quality of UK freshwaters28 July 2022 SBRI: MRV tools and techniques for land based greenhouse gas removal, phase 17 September 2022 Industrial Energy…Read more.
JUNE 22 Funding Roundup – UKRI: Daphne Jackson fellowshipopen The Young Entrepreneurs Scheme1 July 2022 Net Zero Hydrogen Fund – Strand 2: Capital expenditure (CAPEX)6 July 2022 TFI Network: Early Career Researcher Open Funding Call15 July 2022 BBSRC: Towards a…Read more.