UK Research and Innovation brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.
Arts and Humanities Research Council
AHRC funds outstanding original research across the whole range of the arts and humanities.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
BBSRC invests to push back the frontiers of biology and deliver a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future.
Economic and Social Research Council
ESRC is the UK’s largest funder of economic, social, behavioural and human data science.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
EPSRC creates knowledge in engineering and physical sciences for UK capability to benefit society and the economy.
Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency supporting business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions.
Medical Research Council
MRC funds research at the forefront of science to prevent illness, develop therapies and improve human health.
Natural Environment Research Council
NERC is the driving force of investment in environmental science.
Research England funds and engages with English higher education providers, to create and sustain the conditions for a healthy and dynamic research and knowledge exchange system in the higher education sector.
Science and Technology Facilities Council
STFC supports research in astronomy, physics, space science and operates world-class research facilities for the UK.