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Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Round 6

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £3 million to resolve productivity issues by working with the best scientists and research facilities. This funding is from Innovate UK.

This competition is open to single applicants only.

To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

Research core science independently: Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Apply for funding to run an independent research project. The project must be within the remit of the STFC core science programme.

You must be an early career researcher. Your application must be hosted and supported by an eligible UK research organisation.

You must hold a PhD and have clear leadership potential.

Science and technology projects: Industrial CASE studentship

Apply for funding to provide training for a PhD student at your organisation.

You must be an eligible research organisation. Training must be provided jointly with a non-academic organisation.

The project must fall within the STFC core science programme.

STFC follow-on funding: Sep 2021

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.

STFC innovations partnership scheme: Sep 2021

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.

Improve and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research

Apply for impact acceleration account (IAA) funding to help your organisation’s research have an impact.

Your organisation must be eligible for funding from ones of these councils:

  • AHRC
  • STFC
  • MRC.

To be eligible to apply for EPSRC funding, your organisation must have been invited.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships help businesses to partner with an academic organisation, research organisation or a Catapult, to employ a graduate with the skills and knowledge that can help the business to innovate and grow.

Return to research support bursary

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.

STFC large and/or complex projects

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.

Daphne Jackson fellowship

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.

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