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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

Horizon Europe guarantee funding

Apply to the guarantee scheme providing funding to researchers and innovators unable to receive their Horizon Europe funding

Browse our areas of investment and support

Discover the wide range of research and innovation areas that we fund and support

Our main funds and themes

Get information about our strategic themes and key funding areas

COVID-19 research funding

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

About UKRI funding

How we make decisions

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

Improving your funding experience

Find out how we’re improving your funding experience, including the new UKRI Funding Service

How we fund studentships

Find out about the types of studentship funding we offer

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

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

Funding from other organisations

Horizon Europe

Guidance on accessing funding from Horizon Europe, an EU programme with a budget of €95.5 billion running until 2027

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