BBSRC innovation and collaboration - BBSRC

Our ambition is to drive and accelerate innovation through bioscience research. We support this by enabling research translation through to application, working with business, enterprise and venture activities.

Knowledge exchange and commercialisation

BBSRC follow-on fund

Funding bridging the gap between fundamental research and later-stage innovation

Impact acceleration accounts

Block grants for research organisations, to support translation of research into impact

BBSRC ICURe programme

Funding to determine whether there is a market for the products or services under development

Research and innovation campuses

Five BBSRC-funded campuses with different bioscience focus areas, unique facilities and range of support

UK Innovation and science seed fund

A £40 million early stage venture capital fund supporting research-based technology companies

Working with and supporting businesses

Working with business

We collaborate with businesses, innovation stakeholders and partners to deliver competitive innovation programmes

Collaborative programmes

We invest in collaborative research in strategic areas with bioscience and biotechnology businesses

Research collaboration

Research networks

BBSRC participates in several major national research and research funding networks

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

We are members of EMBO which promotes excellence in life sciences in Europe

Cross-research council programmes

BBSRC works with other UKRI research councils on specific priority areas

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