Apply for funding to help your organisation’s research have an impact.
Your organisation must be eligible for funding from ones of these councils:
To be eligible to apply for EPSRC funding, your organisation must have been invited.
Claim back travel and subsistence costs when visiting an astronomy telescope. The visit must be for competitively awarded science observation time.
You must be a UK-based researcher at an eligible UK institution.
You must not already hold or have access to a travel grant from the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time (PATT).
Apply for funding to employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow at your research organisation. The fellow will facilitate the development of commercial opportunities for STFC-funded research.
You must be an academic at an eligible research organisation.
You do not need to name the fellow in your application. You can recruit them later.
We will fund quick-response public engagement programmes to:
- deliver high-profile public engagement activities
- champion STFC science and technology and its impact on society
- interact with STFC’s public engagement and communication teams, including participation in STFC networks and event
You can apply for funding to work with industry or other non-academic partners to turn STFC-funded research into commercial products and services.
Support of up to £360,000 is available for 80% of the full economic costs of projects with a total value of up to £450,000 and lasting up to 36 months.
You can apply for funding for proof-of-concept work that follows up STFC-funded research and shows how it could be turned into a potential commercial application.
Support is available for 80% of the full economic costs of projects with a total value of £200,000 and lasting up to 18 months.
Apply to develop and deploy new instruments, models and services to support the UK space weather community, the Met Office Space Weather Operations Centre and the end users.
Proposals should significantly develop the UK’s capability to predict and mitigate the hazards of space weather and provide a basis for wider international collaboration.
We fund a number of major new projects in fields supported by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). This includes participation in new experiments or missions, the development of new instruments, upgrades to existing detectors and ongoing operation of existing facilities.
These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.
You can apply for this bursary if you are a researcher looking to return to an academic research career after a break of two or more years.
You can get funding of up to £2,500 for no more than six months to support you in developing a proposal suitable for submission to the STFC fellowship scheme.