Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC is the driving force of investment in environmental science.



Funding opportunities

NERC strategic capital funding opportunity 2023

Apply for funding to improve the environmental research landscape through new or improved equipment.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding.

NERC will fund 100% of the full cost for equipment only.

Realising the health co-benefits of the transition to net zero

Apply for funding to lead a transdisciplinary research hub towards realising the health co-benefits of the UK transition to net zero.

You must:

  • be based at a research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation funding
  • meet individual eligibility requirements

The total fund is up to £30 million across five years to fund challenge-led hubs.


Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Polaris House,
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