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AHRC early career research grant

This grant supports researchers within eight years of receiving a PhD or equivalent, or within six years of their first academic appointment, to gain experience of leading research projects. It supports collaborative projects of up to five years with funding of £50,000 to £250,000 (full economic cost).

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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AHRC follow-on funding for impact and engagement

This grant is awarded to cover unforeseen activities of knowledge exchange, public engagement, active dissemination and commercialisation that arise during or after an AHRC-funded project. Grants of up to £100,000 are available with smaller grants of up to £30,000 for higher-risk activities.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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AHRC research networking scheme

The research networking scheme supports the exchange of ideas between researchers and stakeholders by funding the costs of workshops, seminars or other networking activities, covering up to £30,000 for a period of up to two years, with an additional £15,000 for international costs.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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AHRC standard research grant

The AHRC standard research grants support well-defined collaborative projects across the arts and humanities in areas covered by AHRC’s remit. You can apply for funding of between £50,000 and £1 million (full economic cost) for projects lasting up to five years.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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AHRC Working with Brazilian researchers

You can apply to work with overseas researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Collaborative work on any area of arts and humanities is governed by an agreement between UKRI and FAPESP.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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ALPHAS Project - South East Midlands

Grants, workshops and academic expertise to enable productivity improvements and growth. - How much you can get: Consultancy, equipment or services grants: £1,000 - £3,000, 30% intervention rate. Academic expertise grant: 60% of salary costs towards hiring a graduate. Who it's for: Businesses looking to grow Limited company, charity or CIC with 5 - 250 employees Businesses registered in the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) area What you can get: Grants of 30% towards the cost of capital equipment or expertise Fully funded workshop programme on leadership & management, digital tech, staffing for the future or financing your growth Academic expertise from the University of Bedfordshire and the University of Northampton 60% of salary costs towards hiring a graduate for 3-6 months, including free academic consultancy Organiser: University of Bedfordshire

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Applied global health research

Apply for funding to support research that will benefit the health of vulnerable global populations. We will accept proposals of all sizes, including large research projects of approximately £1 million and small to medium-scale applications.

Closing Date: 28 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Arts University Bournemouth Innovation Vouchers

Vouchers to access external expertise, facilities and equipment to help your business innovate and grow. - Who it's for: ? You must be based in one of the following areas: Bournemouth, Christchurch, East Dorset, North Dorset, Poole, Purbeck, West Dorset, Weymouth or Portland. Sole traders and social enterprises can also apply. The scheme is primarily focused on the creative, digital, manufacturing and engineering sectors but other sectors will be considered. What you can get: Innovation voucher - up to £5,000 to research and develop new products or services (you must be able to match 50% of your own funds to the voucher). Prototyping support through a business workshop is also available, which includes dedicated technician support and staff-led research collaboration on industry projects.

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BBSRC Brazil pump-priming award

You can apply for up to £35,000 over two years to pump-prime collaborations between scientists in the UK and São Paolo state in Brazil. The awards support the development of future applications within our remit under the UK Research and Innovation-São Paulo Research Foundation lead agency agreement.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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BBSRC Business and Academia Prosperity Partnership

Apply for funding to support established research partnerships between business and academic institutions. Bids must be led by the business lead at the outline stage. Business leads must be: UK-based or have UK-based research activity in the private sector driven by profit, or from an organisation with a commercial arm which generates independent revenue able to contribute to the UK national prosperity through increasing their investment in research and development activities and subsequent product, service or technology development.

Closing Date: 8 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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BBSRC international travel award scheme

You can apply for up to £3,000 to cover travel and subsistence when travelling outside the UK in support of your BBSRC-funded research.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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BBSRC standard research grant

You can apply for research grants at any time in any area within the remit of BBSRC. BBSRC funds research in plants, microbes, animals (including humans), and the tools and technology underpinning biological research from the level of molecules and cells, to tissues, whole organisms, populations and landscapes.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Becoming the programme director for Enabling a Responsible AI Ecosystem

Apply for funding to become the programme director for Enabling a Responsible AI Ecosystem in collaboration with the Ada Lovelace Institute. You must: be based at a UKRI-eligible research organisation have experience working across sectors and at the intersection of humanities, social science and STEM disciplines in relation to AI and data-driven technologies.

Closing Date: 26 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Better methods, better research

Apply for funding to improve the methods used by others in biomedical and health research. Your project must focus on an area within MRC or NIHR’s remit. You must be a researcher based at an organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Closing Date: 15 June 2022 16:00 UK time

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Build on existing COVID-19 infrastructure, partnerships and resources

Apply for funding to build on existing COVID-19 collaborative infrastructure, partnerships and resources. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding. Proposals must be within remit of MRC’s four research boards.

Closing Date: 25 May 2023 16:00 UK time

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Business advice and training - East of England and London

Advice, workshops and loans for those looking to start a business and businesses trading less than 2 years in Norfolk, Suffolk and London. - Who it's for: Pre-starts, start-ups and existing businesses trading for no longer than 2 years in: London Norfolk Suffolk Maximum employees 249 What you can get: You can get the following advice and support: how to start a business how to grow a business access to finance low carbon business advice Organiser: NWES

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Business Boost Grants - Elmbridge

Grants for projects that help the Elmbridge economy. - How much you can get: Up to £2,000 Who it's for: Businesses in the Elmbridge area, including: Claygate Cobham Molesey Oxshott Stoke D’Abernon Long Ditton Thames Ditton Hinchley Wood Walton on Thames Weybridge What you can get: Elmbridge-based businesses can apply for a one-off grant of up to 50% of the cost of business projects that: benefit the local economy attract the public to local services and amenities The type of projects the scheme supports include: street furniture and street scene improvements bringing a shop that has been empty for at least three months back into commercial use improving shop fronts learning and skills or training initiatives initiatives to promote community improvement projects Start-ups can get up to £1,000. High street retail businesses upgrading to an e-commerce product sales website can get up to £1,500. Organiser: Elmbridge Borough Council

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Business Development Grant Scheme – Scarborough

Grants to help new start-up and established SMEs looking to grow or relocate to the Borough of Scarborough. - How much you can get: Pre-start & start-up businesses (with a maximum of 10 employees): grant up to £1,000 Established businesses (with a maximum of 30 employees): grant up to £5,000 Who it's for: Your business must either be based in Scarborough or planning to relocate there. If your business has not started yet you must be about to do so soon. You won’t be able to apply if your business is in any of these sectors: public services holiday accommodation estate agencies property developers utility companies What you can get: Any grant will be for 50% of eligible project costs. Organiser: Scarborough Borough Council

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Business Energy Efficiency Anglia

Grants and support for businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk to cut their carbon emissions and save energy. - How much you can get: Up to £20,000. Who it's for: SMEs based in Norfolk and Suffolk. Some sectors, including agriculture and education, are excluded under ERDF eligibility. Check the website for further details. What you can get: Grants of up to 40% for almost any carbon saving measure, energy saving advice and support to gain a Carbon Charter accreditation.

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Business Energy Efficiency Programme - West Midlands

Energy reviews and grants to help businesses in the West Midlands manage and reduce energy costs. - How much you can get: £2,000 to £20,000 Who it's for: Small or medium-sized businesses (SMEs) based in: Worcestershire Herefordshire Telford and Wrekin Shropshire Maximum employees 249 What you can get: Free energy efficiency assessments which could lead to grants for businesses who want to use energy more efficiently to reduce costs and improve their impact on the environment. Organiser: Herefordshire Council, Telford and Wrekin Council, Worcestershire County Council, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce and Shropshire Chamber of Commerce

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Business Growth Grant - Leicestershire

Grants from £2,000 to £25,000 for capital projects. - How much can you get: £2,000 to £25,000 Who it's for: SMEs trading over 12 months who are looking to scale up. What you can get: Grants from £2,000 to £25,000 providing 35% towards capital projects. Support from a Business Gateway adviser throughout the application process. ERDF exclusions apply, speak to an adviser for further details.

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Business Growth Grant Scheme - Mansfield

Grants for established businesses in Mansfield that can produce a growth plan leading to job creation. - How much you can get: Up to £2,500 Who it's for: To qualify for a grant, your business will need to: spend a minimum of £5,000 be based in the Mansfield district area What you can get: The grant can be used to pay for: land and building refurbishment buying machinery and equipment for research and development work training staff to implement the growth plan

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Business Growth Programme

Capital grants to support expansion projects that create jobs in the Leeds City Region area. - How much you can get: £10,000 to £50,000 per grant. A maximum of three grants may be applied for over a three year period, totalling £250,000. Who it's for: Businesses based in or moving to the Leeds City Region that: have a capital investment project over £50,000, that will create jobs have been established for at least 12 months and operate from commercial premises have 100 employees or less The Leeds City Region includes: Bradford Calderdale Kirklees Leeds Wakefield Organiser: Leeds City Region (LCR) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

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Business Growth Programme 2 – The Marches

Grant support for individuals and businesses looking to start, grow and expand in the Marches LEP area. - How much you can get: Between £2,500 and £10,000 for individuals and businesses trading under 6 months and Between £10,001 and £1,000,000 for businesses trading over 6 months Who it's for: You must be trading/looking to trade business to business and the project must create jobs. The business must be based in, or moving to, one of the following areas: Shropshire Telford and Wrekin Herefordshire What you can get: Grants can cover: capital equipment improvements to production processes and systems the application of innovative advanced technologies relocation and expansion new product development market development Building Information Modelling

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Business start-up grant scheme - Mansfield

Grant to fund new businesses in the Mansfield area. - How much you can get: Up to £2,500 What you can get: You can use the grant for start-up costs, including: machinery and equipment office furniture shop fittings security equipment business stationery marketing, for example advertising and web design Organiser: Mansfield District Council

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Canada-UK net zero value chains: transportation

UK registered businesses and Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply to collaborate on joint research and development projects that enable the transition to net zero for the automotive, rail, or maritime sectors.

Closing Date: 29 June 2022 17:00 UK time

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Centre for Doctoral Training: environmental solutions to zoonoses

Apply for funding to deliver a new cross-council Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in environmental drivers and solutions for zoonoses. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI research grant funding. You will: train a community of researchers working within a One Health framing encourage the community of researchers to identify integrated solutions with an environmental approach.

Closing Date: 29 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Clean maritime demonstration competition: feasibility, round two

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for innovative clean maritime technologies. This funding is from the DfT.

Closing Date: 13 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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Clean maritime demonstration round two: collaborative R&D

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for innovative clean maritime technologies. This funding is from the DfT.

Closing Date: 13 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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Clinical academic research partnerships

Apply for funding to develop your research interests through a collaborative partnership. You must be a research-qualified healthcare professional at consultant level or equivalent. You must not be currently undertaking any substantial research activity. You must have a research partner based at an eligible research organisation.

Closing Date: 17 November 2022 16:00 UK time

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Commercialising connected and automated mobility: deployments

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £40 million of CCAV competition funding, supporting new automated transport service projects.

Closing Date: 20 July 2022 11:30 UK time

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Commercialising connected and automated mobility: mass transit

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million for feasibility studies into the use of connected and automated mobility as a mass transit solution.

Closing Date: 20 July 2022 11:30 UK time

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Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme

Grants, free energy audits and low carbon product development support for businesses. - How much you can get: Grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 (at up to 40% of projects costs) Who it's for: SMEs in the Coventry, North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Stratford on Avon, and Warwick areas. Charities, not for profit organisations or the retail sector are not eligible. Maximum employees 249 What you can get: Businesses can access: energy efficiency grants the Green Business Network a free energy audit support to improve energy and resource efficiency, enable growth and adopt low carbon technologies Organiser: Delivered by Coventry City Council, CUE Business Solutions and Coventry University.

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CRACK IT – Challenges

A fund to support competitions which solve business and scientific 'challenges' and deliver commercial benefits. - Who it's for: Industry, academics and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the UK interested in taking part in a challenge-led competition and working together to solve business and scientific ‘challenges’. What you can get: The Crack-IT fund enables research to meet the challenges set by the NC3RS around: discovery and application of new technologies use of animals for scientific purposes Solving these challenges will deliver: improvements in business processes or the 3Rs (replacement, reduction and refinement) benefits through the development of a product that can be commercialised Organiser: National Centre for the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)

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D2N2 Capital Growth Fund

Grant funding towards capital investment projects - Who it's for: SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with the potential to grow. What you can get: Grants of between £1,500 and £10,000 to cover up to 30% of eligible project costs. These include capital purchases such as machinery, equipment and IT hardware. Businesses must be able to demonstrate they are trading and have the potential to grow. Further details on eligibility criteria can be found on the provider website. Organiser: East Midlands Business Ltd (part of EMB Group). The scheme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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DE-Carbonise Project - Derby and Derbyshire

Support and grants for SMEs to help them to reduce carbon emissions. - How much you can get: Between £1,000 and £20,000; 40% of project cost. Who it's for: Some sectors are excluded such as social welfare, education, banking and insurance; check with the team for further details. What you can get: Advice and grant support for reducing business carbon emissions, including: more efficient lighting insulation heating/cooling systems equipment renewable energy resource efficiency waste reduction low carbon transport Organiser: Derby City Council, Derbyshire County Council, and the University of Derby.

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Develop guidance for better research methods

Apply for funding to develop new guidance on biomedical and health research methods. The guidance should aim to: improve the understanding and use of better methods related to the remit of MRC or NIHR be accessible to those without specialist methodology knowledge. You must have a postgraduate degree and be based at an eligible research organisation.

Closing Date: 8 June 2022 16:00 UK time

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Develop new approaches to small molecule medicine

Apply for funding to research starting points for small molecule medicinal drugs. You must be a researcher working at an eligible UK institution.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Developmental pathway funding scheme

Apply for funding to develop and test novel therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics and other interventions. You must be based at a research organisation eligible for MRC funding. Your project should focus on at least one of the following stages of development: early development and design pre-clinical testing early-phase clinical studies and trials (up to phase 2a).

Closing Date: 20 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Digital manufacturing: invited full proposals

Apply for funding to support novel research into how digital approaches can be applied to improve manufacturing processes, manufacturing systems or both. This opportunity is open only to applicants who have been invited to submit a full proposal from the outline stage of this opportunity.

Closing Date: 30 June 2022 16:00 UK time

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DigitalCity Accelerator Programme - Tees Valley

Workshops, mentoring and a possible business development grant of up to £5,000 designed to help digital SMEs looking to grow. - How much can you get: Up to £5000. Who it's for: Early stage digital/tech SMEs based in Tees Valley that have been trading for up to 18 months with growth potential. What you can get: one-to-one coaching and mentoring seven workshops, delivered over ten weeks collaboration with enterprise and research institutes in Teesside University a possible business development grant Organiser: DigitalCity (Teesside University)

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DRIVEN - ESF High Level Skills programme

Grants and support to help SMEs across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to recruit and retain talented students and graduates. - How much you can get: £1,000 funding per graduate recruited for 400 hours or more and / or circa £1,000 for fully funded 80 hour internship. No limits on multiple awards. What you can get: Grants and support with recruitment including: free advertising job advert creation job promotion sifting interview support Organiser: University of Derby

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Duplex Investment Fund

Combined grants and loans towards capital purchases for your business. - Who it's for: SMEs based in Coventry and Warwickshire who have been trading for more than 2 years. Businesses must be able to evidence they are financially sound and be creating or safeguarding jobs as a result of the investment. What you can get: The fund offers a new way to help finance capital investments by combining public sector grants and loans to give financial flexibility and ensure your project proceeds successfully. Eligible businesses can apply for between £25,000 - £100,000. The value of the grant can be almost as much as the total interest payable on the loan.

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Embed digital skills in arts and humanities research

Apply for funding to design and pilot digital skills training programmes for the use of digital tools and methods in arts and humanities research. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding.

Closing Date: 28 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Enabling human centred decision making through data visualisation

Apply for funding to enable improved human centred decision making through increased and better interactions with data and visualisations. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for EPSRC funding.

Closing Date: 2 August 2022 16:00 UK time

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Energy Catalyst: early stage: round nine

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in: sub-Saharan Africa South Asia the Indo-Pacific regions.

Closing Date: 10 August 2022 11:00 UK time

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Energy Catalyst: late stage: round nine

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in: sub-Saharan Africa South Asia the Indo-Pacific regions.

Closing Date: 10 August 2022 11:00 UK time

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Energy Catalyst: mid stage: round nine

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in: sub-Saharan Africa South Asia the Indo-Pacific regions.

Closing Date: 10 August 2022 11:00 UK time

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Energy for Business - Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire

Support and grant funding for SMEs with projects to reduce carbon emissions or save energy. - How much you can get: Capital grants of between £1000 and £8000. Funding is available for 40% of the project cost up to a maximum of £20,000 project value. Who it's for: SMEs in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Leicester, and Leicestershire regions. What you can get: specialist academic consultancy technical support for energy projects events and workshops student placements and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships access to facilities The programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Maximum employees 249 Organiser: The Energy Innovation and Collaboration team at the University of Nottingham

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EPSRC discipline-hopping in ICT

You can apply for support to use your ICT skills in a new discipline or learn ICT research skills to apply them in your own discipline.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC mathematical sciences small grants scheme

Small grants are a mechanism for supporting mathematical sciences research which does not require funding at the level generally seen within standard research grants. The open call is specifically aimed at providing freedom to grant small amounts between £10-80,000 for initial research and early-stage idea generation.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC network grant

You can apply for network grants to build new interdisciplinary research communities and topics at any time in any area funded by EPSRC. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communication technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC new investigator award

You can apply for this award at any time in any area funded by EPSRC if you are an academic and have not previously led a research group or received a significant grant. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communications technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC Overseas travel grant

You can apply for an overseas travel grant at any time to support work in any area funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communication technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC programme grant

You can apply for large and strategic programme grants at any time in any area funded by EPSRC.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC standard research grant

You can apply for standard research grants at any time in any area funded by EPSRC. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communications technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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EPSRC working with overseas scientists

You can apply to work with overseas researchers in Ireland, Luxembourg, Brazil and the United States in areas funded by EPSRC. Collaborative work is governed by a series of agreements between UKRI and sister agencies in the partner countries.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Equality, diversity and inclusion caucus

Apply for funding to lead on providing high quality research evidence on equality, diversity, and inclusion that informs policy and practice in the research and innovation system. Standard eligibility for organisations and institutions applies.

Closing Date: 8 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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ESRC Doctoral Training Partnerships: 2024

Apply for funding to provide PhD training and professional development opportunities to students. Your organisation must: be a UK research organisation eligible for research council funding have the infrastructure in place to provide postgraduate training.

Closing Date: 14 February 2023 16:00 UK time

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ESRC new investigator grant

The new investigator grant supports early career researchers and academics to become independent researchers through gaining experience and skills in managing and leading research projects and teams. The social sciences must represent more than 50% of the research focus and effort.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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ESRC research grant

Individuals and research teams can apply for funding at any time to support standard research projects, large-scale surveys, infrastructure projects and methodological developments. Focus can be on any subject area or topic within ESRC’s remit. Social sciences must represent more than 50% of the focus and effort.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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ESRC Working with Brazilian researchers

If you are a UK-based researcher you can apply for funding to work with overseas researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Collaborative work on any area of the social sciences is governed by an agreement between UKRI and FAPESP.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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ESRC: Working with Luxembourg researchers

If you are a UK-based researcher, you can apply for funding to work with overseas researchers in Luxembourg. Collaborative work on any area of the social sciences is governed by an agreement between UKRI and Fonds National de la Recherche.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Establish an advisory team for the Digital Footprints programme

Apply for funding to establish an advisory team for the Digital Footprints programme. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for ESRC funding.

Closing Date: 9 August 2022 16:00 UK time

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Experimental medicine

Apply for funding to investigate the causes, progression and treatment of human disease. Your proposal must include an experimental intervention or challenge in humans. You must be based at an eligible research organisation. Any researcher employed by an eligible research organisation, including MRC institutes and units (including those in Gambia and Uganda), can apply for this funding opportunity. You can apply if you hold a fellowship or lectureship. This is an ongoing scheme. Application rounds open every six months, closing in April and October.  

Closing Date: 5 October 2022 16:00 UK time

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Expression of interest: digital health hub pilot scheme

Apply for funding to create a digital health hub. Hubs should promote knowledge and skills sharing across healthcare, academia and business, and drive innovation in digital health. Standard EPSRC eligibility rules apply.

Closing Date: 11 August 2022 16:00 UK time

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Expression of interest: Farming Innovation Programme: research starter pilot, round two

Farming, growing or forestry businesses based in England can apply for a share of up to £1 million for feasibility projects. This is an expression of interest competition.

Closing Date: 6 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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Faraday battery challenge: round five CR&D

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £25 million across two strands, for innovation in propulsion battery technologies for electric vehicles. This is the collaborative research and development (CR&D) strand.

Closing Date: 17 August 2022 11:00 UK time

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Faraday battery challenge: round five feasibility studies

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £25 million across two strands, for innovation in propulsion battery technologies for electric vehicles.

Closing Date: 17 August 2022 11:00 UK time

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Farming Innovation Programme: large R&D partnership projects

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of £8 million for large research and development (R&D) partnership projects, from the industry-led R&D Partnerships Fund, a part of the Farming Innovation Programme.

Closing Date: 29 June 2022 11:00 UK time

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FEAST 2

Grant funding and specialist support for food and drink manufacturers - Who it's for: Food & drink manufacturers in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South East Midlands What you can get: A range of services to help your business such as: Grant funding of up to 25 % for production equipment purchases Technical support including advice on product testing, labelling and certification Business mentoring support Access to industry-specific events and workshops Organiser: The Food & Drink Forum, in partnership with The Mallows Company. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

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Funding large or complex scientific projects

Apply for funding to develop a large or complex scientific project. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding. Your project must be focused on one of the following: particle physics nuclear physics astronomy particle astrophysics accelerator physics computing for physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Get Growing 2

Business support and possible grants for SMEs in Hertfordshire, designed to help identify and overcome barriers to growth. - How much you can get: Up to £3,000 Who it's for: SMEs based in Hertfordshire that have 5 or more full time equivalent employees and growth potential. What you can get: Eligible businesses can access a Growth Account Manager who will carry out an in-depth analysis of the business and put in place a growth action plan. This could include help with: recruitment accessing new markets developing a digital strategy product development To help with this, businesses may be eligible for a grant of up to £3,000. Organiser: Hertfordshire Growth Hub

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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) - UK

Grant contribution to pay towards upgrading business broadband to a high-speed capable connection. - How much you can get: Up to £3,500 as part of a group Who it's for: Available to rural SMEs in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Full eligibility criteria can be found on the website. Organiser: DCMS

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Grants for business growth - Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Grants for premises expansion, or the purchase of plant, machinery and equipment. - How much you can get: £10,000 to £100,000 Who it's for: It’s for small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have: been trading for more than 12 months a project costing at least £35,000 Organiser: Stoke-on-Trent City Council

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Green BELLE - Leicestershire

Energy efficiency grants and advice for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Leicester and Leicestershire. - How much you can get: Up to £10,000 What you can get: You can apply for a grant of up to 50% of the cost of installing low carbon and energy efficient measures in your premises, such as: heating lighting heating and lighting controls insulation renewable energy energy efficient equipment You can also receive advice on improving your energy efficiency and cutting your energy bills. Organiser: Leicester City Council

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Heavy Duty Vehicle Fund

West Midlands based SMEs conducting commercial operations in Birmingham could be eligible for up to €200,000 to upgrade their vehicle fleet. - How much can you get: A maximum of €200,000 for Non-Road Freight Transport for Hire or Reward Operators A maximum of €100,000 for Road Freight Transport for Hire or Reward Operators Who it's for: SMEs who conduct business within Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone. What can you get Grants to allow eligible companies to pay for: retrofit of non-compliant vehicles relocation/exit lease costs lease/purchase of compliant vehicles Organiser: Birmingham City Council

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Heritage Enterprise (HE) - UK

Funding to help restore neglected historic buildings and sites and unlock their economic potential. - How much you can get: £250,000 to £5,000,000 Who it's for: Community organisations across the UK. What you can get: Funding to help restore neglected historic buildings and sites and put them to productive use. Organiser: Heritage Lottery Fund

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Horizon Europe funding

Funding for research or innovation that's ground breaking, improves European research standards or responds to challenges like climate change or food security. - What has changed since EU Exit: Horizon Europe guarantee for successful applicants. The guarantee is in place for awards expected to be signed by the end of December 2022. Working on Horizon Europe funded projects. Q&A on the UK’s participation in Horizon Europe. Who it's for: Horizon Europe is open to all types of organisations across Europe and the world. Some funding calls allow a single organisation to apply but many require a team of partner organisations to form a consortium. Usually, the consortium must be made up of at least 3 organisations from different countries. Get in touch with your UK national contact point for advice on: how to form a consortium how to apply for Horizon Europe funding What you can get: funding for You may be able to get Horizon Europe funding for projects which: involve ground breaking research or new technologies improve research training and development, or research infrastructure create growth in sectors like advanced manufacturing, materials, biotechnology, information and communication technology, nanotechnology and space increase private investment in research respond to challenges like climate change, food security or healthcare for an ageing population Small or medium sized companies (SMEs) can also get help from a coach or mentor, eg to improve management skills, create a marketing strategy or raise finance. Find your UK National Contact Point for advice Support for all sectors European Research Council NCP helpdesk Telephone: +32 22 89 61 21 Email: erc-uk@ukro.ac.uk Legal and financial advice for all sectors Chris Young Telephone: 07872 829176 Email: NCP-Rules@iuk.ukri.org Marie Curie Actions NCP helpdesk Telephone: +32 22 30 03 18 Email: mariecurie-uk@ukro.ac.uk Research infrastructure Alice Chadwick Telephone: 07759 830757 Email: RINCPUK@stfc.ac.uk Widening participation among EU states Mafalda Pinto Telephone: +44 (0)1793 444 328 Email: excellence-participationNCP@ukri.org Support within different sectors Civil Security For Society Zale Johnson Telephone: 07880 462 093 Email: NCP-Security@iuk.ukri.org Climate Nicolas Wallet Telephone: 07902 401504 Email: ncp-climate@iuk.ukri.org Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society Anni Laihanen Telephone: 07999 018967 Email: CCISNCP@esrc.ukri.org Digital Craig Sharp Telephone: 07920750631 Email: NCP-Digital@iuk.ukri.org European Innovation Council (EIC) Innovate UK EDGE (contact for EIC Transition and EIC Accelerator) Telephone: 0300 123 3144 Email: Contact@innovateukedge.ukri.org Claire Griffin (contact for EIC Pathfinder, EIC Transition and EIC Accelerator) Telephone: +44 7517830 086 Email: NCP-EIC-Transition-Accelerator@iuk.ukri.org or NCP-EIC-Pathfinder@iuk.ukri.org EIT - European Institute of Innovation & Technology Email: ncp-eit@iuk.ukri.org Energy Conall McGinley Telephone: 07517 829 835 Email: NCP-Energy@iuk.ukri.org Food security, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment Helen Sweeney (contact for food, natural resources and agriculture) Telephone: 07517 132502 Email: NCP-Food-Bio-Marine@iuk.ukri.org Paul Bello (contact for bioeconomy) Telephone: 07769 886375 Email: NCP-Food-Bio-Marine@iuk.ukri.org Catherine Holt (contact for environment) Telephone: 07468 715 507 Email: NCP-Food-Bio-Marine@iuk.ukri.org Health Tristan Fancourt (contact for Academia) Email: ncp@mrc.ukri.org Jo Frost (contact for Industry) Telephone: 07597 526 207 Email: NCP-Health@iuk.ukri.org Industry Email: NCP-Industry@iuk.ukri.org Mobility Louise Mothersole Telephone: 07584 154 679 Email: NCP-Mobility@iuk.ukri.org Space Catherine Holt Telephone: 07468 715 507 Email: NCP-Space@iuk.ukri.org Organiser: European Commission

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Infections and immunity new investigator

Apply for funding to: research infections and immunity take the next step towards becoming an independent principal investigator. You must have: a postgraduate degree the support of a host research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Closing Date: 13 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Infections and immunity partnership

Apply for funding to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in infections and immunity. You must: be a researcher employed by a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree.

Closing Date: 13 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Infections and immunity programme

Apply for funding to support a programme of research focused on infections and immunity. You must: be a researcher employed by a research organisation eligible for MRC funding  have at least a postgraduate degree have a record of securing funding and delivering research.

Closing Date: 13 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Infections and immunity research

Apply for funding to support research projects focused on infections and immunity. You must: be a researcher employed at a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree.

Closing Date: 13 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Innovate UK - grant funding, innovation loans and expert support

Supports innovative UK businesses to realise the potential of new technologies, develop ideas and make them a commercial success. - How much you can get: Offers grants of between £25,000 and £10 million. Offers innovation loans of between £100,000 and £1 million. What you can get: Grant funding is available for all sizes of business, from new companies to large multi-nationals. Opportunities may be: Themed, to fit with one of the Industrial Strategy’s grand challenge areas: artificial intelligence and data ageing society clean growth future of mobility Or open to any type of innovation or technology project. Innovation loans are for UK-based SMEs only to carry out late-stage research and development projects.

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Innovate UK EDGE

Expert advice for businesses looking to commercialise new ideas and succeed in international markets - Maximum employees 500 (250 in Northern Ireland). What you can get: You’ll get funded, bespoke support, to help grow your business, such as: exploiting innovation, intellectual property, and connections in the UK and abroad entering new markets at home and abroad accessing funding and finance and getting investment ready Organiser: Innovate UK EDGE

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Innovate UK Smart grants: Apr 2022

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.

Closing Date: 27 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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Innovation Bridges - South East Midlands

Consultancy and potential grant support for SMEs to help implement ideas for new goods and services and improve growth prospects. - How much you can get: From £1,000 to £15,000, 30% intervention rate. Who it's for: SMEs looking to collaborate on research and innovation projects. Businesses must also be based along the Oxford to Cambridge Arc area (formerly the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor). What you can get: Fully funded expert consultancy to help you develop your innovation plans Grant opportunities between £1,000 & £15,000 to implement your idea 50% funding up to £10,000 toward a 1 year Masters by Research programme to incorporate your innovation Co-funding of up to £10,000 for a full 3-year Ph.D. to undertake a distinct research project and implement ideas Organiser: University of Bedfordshire

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Innovation Voucher

Innovation vouchers and workshops to help SMEs develop new processes and systems to improve efficiency and introduce new products and services. - How much you can get: A £2,500 innovation voucher to access expertise in research institutes (50% of project costs) Who it's for: Established SMEs based in: Birmingham Solihull Redditch Bromsgrove Wyre Forest (Kidderminster) Priority sectors advanced manufacturing (including automotive and aerospace) low carbon ICT digital & creative life science Organiser: Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University.

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Institutional strategic developmental projects in higher education

Apply for funding to develop institutional-level innovations in research and knowledge exchange. You must be a higher education (HE) provider that is: based in England registered with the Office for Students in the ‘approved (fee cap)’ category carrying out research. This funding comes from the Research England Development (RED) fund.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Integrating finance and biodiversity for a nature positive future

Apply for funding to create research networks to integrate finance and biodiversity for a nature positive future. You must: be based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding collaborate and co-create the proposed activities with relevant finance sector stakeholders.

Closing Date: 20 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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International networks for disability-inclusive global development

Apply for funding to explore the impact of arts and humanities research on disability-inclusive sustainable global development. This is a highlight notice for the AHRC Research Networking scheme (Arts and Humanities Perspectives and Shared Learning: Disability Inclusive Sustainable Global Development). The principal investigator must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding. You will need to establish international research networks.

Closing Date: 22 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Invest to Grow

Loans and grants to support private sector businesses across the East Midlands to innovate, grow and create jobs. - Who it's for: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large enterprises, sole traders and partnerships located in the East Midlands. Invest to Grow does not support any companies which are business to consumer (B2C) focused, or in the professional services, farm-based agriculture and retail sectors. What you can get: Grants and loans of between £15,000 and £250,000. How to apply: Complete the online expression of interest form, or contact the provider to discuss your proposal with an Invest to Grow Fund Manager prior to submission.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships help businesses to partner with an academic organisation, research organisation or a Catapult, to employ a graduate with the skills and knowledge that can help the business to innovate and grow.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Large grants for ambitious research in the social sciences: outline stage

Apply for a large grant to fund ambitious social science-focused research with the potential for significant economic or societal impact. This opportunity also includes funding for one ‘resilience in crises’ grant. You must be based at a UK organisation eligible for funding. Standard ESRC eligibility rules apply. This is the outline proposal stage.

Closing Date: 20 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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LEAP Small Business Grant Scheme - Horsham District

A small business grant for growth projects, providing funding of up to £2,000 to enable the next step in the business’ development. - How much you can get: Up to £2,000. Funding will need to be match funded with 25% of project costs. Maximum employees Fewer than 20 FTE employees. What you can get: As well as the grant, the website provides a video walkthrough on how to write a business plan. A business plan is required as part of the grant application process. Organiser: Horsham District Council.

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Low Carbon Dorset

Free support to help businesses in Dorset reduce their carbon emissions, improve energy efficiency and aid the development of new low carbon products - Who it's for: SMEs operating within Dorset Public-sector organisations located in Dorset Legally constituted voluntary or community organisations located within Dorset Registered charities located within Dorset The scheme cannot support agriculture and activities that are directly related to primary processing (for example, purchasing equipment to fell and process timber into woodchip). What you can get: A range of free services including - Technical advice to explore your low carbon project ideas Grants for up to 40% of project costs, between £5,000 and £250,000 Low carbon workshops and events A detailed Energy Survey of your business Networking opportunities The programme is funded by the England European Regional Development Fund.

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Low Carbon Workspaces

Offers grants to implement energy efficiency measures. - How much you can get: Grants of between £1,000 to £5,000. Who it's for: Businesses in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. Maximum employees 249 What can you get As well as match-funded grants you can get advice from an energy adviser.

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Manufacturing the future

You can apply for support for high-quality engineering and physical sciences research that looks at key challenges facing manufacturing in the UK. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communication technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Mobile Boost Scheme

Vouchers towards the cost of indoor mobile signal boosters in Devon and Somerset. - How much can you get: Vouchers for up to £1200 towards costs. What you can get: Businesses and households can apply for a voucher of up to £1200 towards the cost of a choice of mobile signal booster options from a registered supplier. The value of the voucher will be dependent on the type of technology most suitable for the premises. Suppliers will be able to advise on the most appropriate option. Businesses and residents will be required to make a contribution to cover the cost of installation. Organiser: Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS), Somerset County Council.

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Molecular and cellular medicine new investigator

Apply for funding to: research molecular and cellular medicine take the next step towards becoming an independent principal investigator. You must have: a postgraduate degree the support of a host research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Molecular and cellular medicine partnership

Apply for funding to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in molecular and cellular medicine. You must: be a researcher employed by a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Molecular and cellular medicine programme

Apply for funding to support a programme of research focused on molecular and cellular medicine. You must: be a researcher employed by a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree have a record of securing funding and delivering research.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Molecular and cellular medicine research

Apply for funding to support research projects focused on molecular and cellular medicine. You must: be a researcher employed at a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree. You can involve more than one research group or institution in the project.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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NERC urgency funding

Apply for funding to respond quickly to transient and unexpected scientific opportunities. These may be events affecting the environment created by the occurrence of sporadic natural events such as: earthquakes droughts floods ephemeral events in ecosystems. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Net Zero Hydrogen Fund: capital expenditure (CAPEX): strand two

Strand two of the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund will provide CAPEX support for new low carbon hydrogen production facilities to begin deployment in the early 2020s.

Closing Date: 6 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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Neurosciences and mental health new investigator

Apply for funding to: research neurosciences and mental health take the next step towards becoming an independent principal investigator. You must have: a postgraduate degree the support of a host research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Closing Date: 25 May 2022 16:00 UK time

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Neurosciences and mental health partnership

Apply for a grant to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in neurosciences and mental health. You must: be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding, this includes MRC units and centres have at least a postgraduate degree.

Closing Date: 25 May 2022 16:00 UK time

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Neurosciences and mental health programme

Apply for funding for a programme of research focused on neurosciences and mental health. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding. This includes MRC units and centres. You must have: at least a postgraduate degree a record of securing funding and delivering research.

Closing Date: 25 May 2022 16:00 UK time

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Neurosciences and mental health research

Apply for funding for research projects focused on neurosciences and mental health. You must: be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding, this includes MRC units and centres have at least a postgraduate degree. You can involve more than one research group or institution in the project.

Closing Date: 25 May 2022 16:00 UK time

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Next generation of non-animal technologies

Apply for funding to develop and drive the uptake of non-animal technologies. You must be based at an organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Closing Date: 8 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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North East Ambition

Free, impartial consultancy service for SMEs, helping them to understand their skills needs and how to grow their business. - Who it's for: The scheme supports SMEs in County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland. What you can get: The programme works with businesses to: understand their skills needs and develop a bespoke action plan identify the best skills and employment programmes to support them in hiring new recruits or upskilling their current workforce find specific training courses and a trusted training provider advise on available funding options grow their networks and connect with other local businesses build partnerships with schools and colleges, enabling access to future talent Organiser: Education Development Trust and North East LEP.

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North of Tyne Growth Fund

Grant funding for business growth projects that lead to job creation. - Who it's for: Small and medium-sized businesses planning an expansion project with costs of at least £134,000. Location Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. What you can get: A capital grant of between £40,000 and £200,000 to cover up to 30% of eligible expenditure. All projects must lead to additional employment in the business (at least 2 additional full time jobs). ERDF criteria applies, speak to the provider to discuss your specific project. You can also express your interest using the online form.

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Northern Ireland Business Support Finder

A searchable database that can help you find publicly-funded sources of business assistance that you may be eligible to apply for. - What you can get: Support may be available in a number of forms, including financial assistance and free or subsidised advice services. There may also be specific initiatives to help with starting up, managing or growing a business.

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Outbreak Support Fund - North Tyneside

Grant for businesses with commercial premises that are open to the public and have been affected by staff shortages due to an outbreak of Covid-19. - How much you can get: Up to £6,000. Who it's for: Businesses over 1 year old which rely on in-person trade and are open to the public. The outbreak must have taken place since the 1st June 2021. Organiser: North Tyneside Council.

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Partner with researchers in Canada on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Apply for funding to establish new partnerships or develop pre-existing collaborations with researchers in Canada on a project relating to combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR). You must be based at an eligible UK organisation. Standard BBSRC eligibility criteria applies.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Partner with researchers in Japan on synthetic cells or genomes

Apply for funding to collaborate with researchers in Japan on projects to develop novel approaches, technologies and applications relating to synthetic cells or synthetic genomes. You must be based at an eligible UK organisation. Standard BBSRC eligibility criteria applies.

Closing Date: 6 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Partnerships to address crop pest and diseases in UK agriculture and horticulture

Get funding for projects to test approaches and develop strategies to improve the understanding, management and control of crop pests and diseases that present a significant threat to crop production in the UK. You must: be based at a UK institution eligible for funding (standard eligibility criteria applies) include an industrial partner in your proposal. Grant duration is three to six months.

Closing Date: 3 August 2022 16:00 UK time

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PATT travel grants for competitively awarded observation time

Apply for a grant to cover travel and subsistence costs for visits to astronomy facilities. This two-year funding is only available to those with travel costs of more than £5,000 a year. You must: be a UK-based researcher only use funding for observation time related to projects already receiving competitively awarded funding.

Closing Date: 4 October 2022 16:00 UK time

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Population and systems medicine new investigator

Apply for funding to: research population and systems medicine take the next step towards becoming an independent principal investigator. You must have: a postgraduate degree the support of a host research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Closing Date: 20 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Population and systems medicine partnership

Apply for funding to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in population and systems medicine. You must: be a researcher employed by a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree.

Closing Date: 20 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Population and systems medicine programme

Apply for funding to support a programme of research focused on population and systems medicine. You must: be a researcher employed at an eligible research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree have a record of securing funding and delivering research.

Closing Date: 20 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Population and systems medicine research

Apply for funding to support research projects focused on population and systems medicine. You must: be a researcher employed at a research organisation eligible to apply for MRC funding have at least a postgraduate degree. You can involve more than one research group or institution in the project.

Closing Date: 30 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Pre-announcement: collaborate with German partners on arts and humanities research: round five

Apply for funding to strengthen cooperation between UK and German researchers in arts and humanities. You must be either: a researcher eligible to apply to DFG based at an organisation eligible for AHRC funding.

Closing Date: 15 February 2023 22:59 UK time

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Pre-announcement: early stage research and development scheme

Apply for funding to support low technology readiness levels with a focus on development in the particle physics, astronomy and nuclear physics community.

Closing Date: 19 September 2022 16:00 UK time

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Pre-announcement: Public Health Intervention Development (PHIND): Sep 2022

Apply for funding for the early-stage development of an intervention that seeks to address a UK or global public health challenge. Any researcher employed by an eligible research organisation, including MRC institutes and units (including those in Gambia and Uganda), can apply for this funding opportunity.

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Pre-announcement: UK Research Partnership Investment Fund round seven

Apply for funding for an infrastructure and capital project that underpins excellent research. You must: be a UK higher education provider (HEP) or partner research institute eligible for Research England funding have a significant track record of research excellence.

Closing Date: To be confirmed

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Productivity Escalator - South East Midlands

Consultancy, potential grants, and academic expertise to help SMEs do more online with digital technology. - How much can you get: Up to £6,000, 30% intervention rate. Who it's for: Businesses looking to do more online or with digital technology, for example e-commerce Businesses looking to increase broadband capacity Businesses based in the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) area What you can get: Fully funded expert consultancy to help you develop your innovation plans Grants of 30% towards the cost of capital equipment or expertise Opportunity to hire a skilled graduate for 3 months to develop your solutions 50% funding up to £10,000 toward a 1 year Masters by Research programme leading to further research opportunities Organiser: University of Bedfordshire

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Productivity Through Innovation

Tailored support from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Derby for meaningful and sustainable productivity improvements to increase turnover, competitiveness and profitability. - Who it's for: Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across a wide range of industries and sectors in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area (D2N2). The programme is particularly interested in working with research-active companies looking to work with Universities on innovative research projects. The programme is not suitable for new start businesses. What you can get: Companies can access one or more of the interventions listed below: Up to 4 fully-funded 200 hour postgraduate placement. Up to 5 days of consultancy from academic experts for technical interventions including prototyping and testing. A 20% - 30% grant towards the salary of a graduate for up to 12 months. Funding towards bespoke collaborative research carried out by a postgraduate student and supervised by an academic. The programme is part-funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund).

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Public Engagement Reaction Awards

We will fund quick-response public engagement programmes to: deliver high-profile public engagement activities champion STFC science and technology and its impact on society interact with STFC’s public engagement and communication teams, including participation in STFC networks and event

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Pushing the frontiers of environmental science research: July 2022

Apply for funding to pursue an ambitious, high-risk and high-reward project in environmental science. You must be: based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding at lecturer level, or equivalent. We welcome: multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects delivered in partnership with other research funders and users.

Closing Date: 19 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Research and leadership role in quantum software and algorithms

Apply for funding to undertake a three-year ambitious research programme in quantum software and algorithm development. You must: be based at an eligible UK research institution have a secondment to the National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) at a minimum time commitment of 30%.

Closing Date: 14 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Research partnerships with indigenous researchers

Apply for funding to allow for equitable collaboration between indigenous and non-indigenous researchers and communities. You must be based at an organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Closing Date: 9 August 2022 16:00 UK time

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Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). You can get the funding through any of the existing: grants from MRC research boards MRC fellowships. You should apply through the existing funding opportunity that is most relevant to your science area and career stage.  

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Rethinking public dialogue: a UKRI experimentation fund

Apply for funding to pursue novel innovations in the field of public dialogue. You must generate evidence on the potential of new methods and work with the RSA to capture and share learning from your project. RSA and UKRI will fund up to eight pilot projects.

Closing Date: 7 July 2022 11:59 UK time

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Return to research support bursary

You can apply for this bursary if you are a researcher looking to return to an academic research career after a break of two or more years. You can get funding of up to £2,500 for no more than six months to support you in developing a proposal suitable for submission to the STFC fellowship scheme.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Secondary Data Analysis Initiative

This grant aims to support further use of existing data resources created by the ESRC and other agencies. It is open to researchers at any career stage who wish to develop their skills in using secondary data. The social sciences must represent more than 50% of the research focus and effort.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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SME Energy Efficiency Scheme (SMEES)

Guidance and funding for businesses looking to improve their energy efficiency. - Who it's for: Businesses located in Tees Valley. What you can get: Fully-funded energy efficiency audits and expert advice to identify ways of saving energy. Online resources and workshops. Capital grants as a contribution towards works undertaken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to lower energy consumption. These cover up to 45% of your upfront capital project costs, between £10,000 and £100,000.

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Strategic equipment grant

You can apply for funding for cutting-edge equipment that improves your ability to carry out research in any area funded by EPSRC. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communication technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Support knowledge exchange for CHANSE digital transformations research

Apply for funding to bring together Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe (CHANSE) funded research projects on digital transformations, by developing knowledge exchange activities. You must: hold a PhD or an equivalent qualification or experience have knowledge of the European knowledge exchange landscape be based at an established research organisation anywhere in the world.

Closing Date: 26 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Supporting research in cognitive computational neuroscience

Apply for funding to support interdisciplinary collaborations that integrate neuroscience with AI. You must be eligible for UKRI funding. Leadership must comprise expertise in both biological and computational disciplines.

Closing Date: 27 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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TALE (Transport and Logistical Efficiencies)

Support, workshops and grants to help SMEs who transport goods or deliver services, to improve their use of data. - How much you can get: Grants from £1,000 to £60,000 All grants are up to 40% of eligible project costs. Who it's for: Companies who are involved in using transport to deliver commercial goods or services. For example, a tradesman with multiple vehicles on the road, manufacturers or distributors. Excludes non commercial sectors, passenger transport, retail and consultants. You must be located in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Kent or East Sussex. What you can get: a data diagnostic assessment to build a picture of how you currently use data workshops delivering practical advice on ways to improve your performance grants towards your company’s data project - for example, consultancy, updating software or launching a new product Organiser: Haven Gateway Partnership

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Tees Valley Business Start Up programme

Free advice and possible grant funding for residents thinking of starting a business in certain priority sectors. - How much you can get: up to £10,000 Maximum employees 9 What you can get: Access to workshops and possible grant funding. You must be starting your business and creating jobs in one of the priority sectors to apply. There are specific grant criteria, please contact the provider to discuss your eligibility. Organiser: North East Enterprise Agency Ltd

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The Business Hothouse

Free workshops, business mentoring, networking and grant funding for people starting or growing a business in the Coast to Capital LEP area. - How much you can get: Up to £5,000 grant for eligible start-up businesses Up to £170,000 for those established and growing What you can get: a range of workshops and bootcamps ongoing 1-2-1 business mentoring sessions online resources to help you start or grow your business grant funding from the Invest4 Grant Fund Support is delivered by a range of partners and funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Local Authorities in the area. For further details on eligibility criteria and to express interest in accessing the programme, please contact the team.

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The Growth Fund

Grant funding for business growth projects that lead to job creation. The scheme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - Who it's for: Small and medium-sized businesses located in Gateshead, South Tyneside & Sunderland, planning an expansion project with costs of at least £134,000. What you can get: A capital grant of between £40,000 and £200,000 to cover up to 30% of eligible expenditure. All projects must lead to additional employment in the business. There are a range of grant percentage thresholds for the scheme. These are dependent on whether the applicant company is a small or medium SME and whether they (or their project if it’s a relocation) are located in an “assisted” or “unassisted” area. ERDF criteria applies. How to apply: Speak to the provider to discuss your specific project. You can also express your interest using the online form.

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The South East Midlands Start-up Programme

12 hours of free business start-up support. - Who it's for: The programme provides residents of Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire with access to free business start-up support. Support can include: 1-to-1 business advice webinars and workshops small business start-up grants business incubation workspace specialist social enterprise support Organiser: Wenta in partnership with The University of Bedfordshire and The University of Northampton. The programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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The Supplier Skills Programme (SSP)

Grant programme for eligible SMEs to develop the skills of existing and new employees. - How much can you get: Grants of between £500 and a maximum of £18,000, funded 50% by the SME and 50% by the European Social Fund. Who it's for: SMEs that have been actively trading for 6 months. The SME must be based in one of the following areas: Birmingham Solihull Redditch Bromsgrove Wyre Forest Charities and not-for-profit organisations are not eligible. What you can get: The grants will allow employees to achieve any of the following qualifications: Full qualifications level 1 to 7, or equivalent (including higher level management and leadership skills) Units or a unit of qualification at basic level

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Towards a circular bioeconomy for technology-relevant metals and textiles

Apply for funding to use biotechnological solutions that reduce environmental impact in either the textile industry or the recovery of technology-relevant metals. You must be: at lecturer level or above based at a UK research organisation eligible for BBSRC funding.  You may be an early career researcher.

Closing Date: 21 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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UK Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Regional Centre: 2022

Apply for funding to achieve the objectives of the UK SKA Regional Centre (UKSRC) strategy, enabling the highest return from the UK investment in the SKA project. The goal of this opportunity is to identify a single consortium to undertake the work.

Closing Date: 28 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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UK-Israel Eureka Bilateral: Collaborative R&D

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation is investing up to £2 million to fund collaborative research and development (R&D) projects focused on industrial research with Israel.

Closing Date: 28 September 2022 11:00 UK time

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UK-South Korea collaborative research and development

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million for this competition. This funding is for the purpose of developing innovative proposals with South Korea.

Closing Date: 6 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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UKRI-SBE lead agency opportunity

The UKRI-SBE lead agency opportunity allows UK and US-based researchers to submit a collaborative proposal that will go through a single review process. Grants are funded through existing funding programmes at the relevant lead agency.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Understanding changes in quality of UK freshwaters

Apply for funding to investigate the changes in quality of UK freshwaters. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding. Research will include: investigating how pollutants interact within rivers and supporting ecosystems investigating how the infiltration and movement of pollutants will be amplified or mitigated by a changing hydrological cycle supporting the improvement and development of tools to monitor and measure pollution.

Closing Date: 28 July 2022 16:00 UK time

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Work with Brazilian researchers: NERC FAPESP lead agency

This opportunity allows UK-based researchers and researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil to submit a collaborative proposal under existing NERC funding opportunities. This will go through a single review process.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Work with researchers in Luxembourg on arts and humanities projects

Apply for funding to work with researchers in Luxembourg on arts and humanities projects. You must: be based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding partner with a team in Luxembourg approved by the FNR have a doctorate or equal experience. AHRC and FNR will jointly fund successful applications.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Work with US-based researchers on environmental science research

Apply for funding to work with US-based researchers on an environmental science proposal. Collaborative work is governed by an agreement between NERC and NSF. You must be: based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding employed at lecturer (or equivalent) level or above.

Closing Date: Open - no closing date

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Young Innovators Awards 2022 to 2023

Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality. This includes a grant for £5,000, a living allowance, and tailored business support.

Closing Date: 27 July 2022 11:00 UK time

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