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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

Getting a Global Talent visa to do research in the UK

Find out about getting a Global Talent visa and finding opportunities to work on research and innovation in the UK

Get funding for international research

Find out how to apply for opportunities that fund cross-border collaborations in research and innovation

Our main funds and areas of support

See more about our key funding areas and browse UKRI investments and support

COVID-19 research funding

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

Our fellowship opportunities

Find what we offer from UKRI and councils, including the Future Leaders Fellowships

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 for Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe

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

Horizon Europe guarantee funding

Guidance for applicants for all opportunities within the EU Work Programme 2021, 2022 and 2023

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