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We offer funding and support across all academic disciplines and industrial areas from the medical and biological sciences to astronomy, physics, chemistry and engineering, social sciences, economics, environmental sciences, and the arts and humanities.

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Funding finder

Search current funding opportunities from across UKRI, research councils and Innovate UK

Before you apply

Find information and guidance on preparing to apply for funding

COVID-19 research funding

Find out about funding for research and innovation that addresses COVID-19 priority areas

Our main funds

Get information about the key funding areas we’re offering research opportunities in, including ISCF and Future Leaders Fellowships

COVID-19: guidance for applicants, students and award-holders

The pandemic means there have been changes to funding deadlines, extensions and support

How we make decisions

Find information on how we assess academic and business applications for funding

Projects we've funded

Find projects we have funded in your research area to help shape your own funding proposal

How we’re improving your funding experience

Find out how we’re improving your funding experience

If you've been awarded funding

Manage your funding award

See our guidance and support for what you need to do after you've made a successful funding application

Funding from other organisations

Horizon Europe

Find guidance on accessing Horizon Europe funding opportunities. This EU programme has a budget of €95.5 billion and runs until 2027.

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