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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

BBSRC invests to push back the frontiers of biology and deliver a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future.


Funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: Global coronavirus research and innovation network

Apply for funding to establish an international network for research into coronaviruses. The network may run for up to four years.

You must be of lecturer level and based at an eligible UK research organisation.

This is a pre-announcement. Details on how to apply will be available soon.

Pre-announcement: pain research data hub

Apply for funding to set up a pain research data hub.

You must be a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

The hub will be part of the UKRI and Versus Arthritis Strategic Priority Fund Advanced Pain Discovery Platform.


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