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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.

Public Engagement Reaction Awards

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

PATT travel claim for competitively awarded observation time

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).

Employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow

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.

Developing STFC nuclear physics priorities

Apply for funding for a small nuclear physics project focused on feasibility.

To apply you must be an academic member of staff or hold a fellowship, won through open competition. You can be at any career stage.

Public engagement with STFC science, technology or facilities

Apply for funding to engage the public with STFC-supported science, technology or facilities.

This opportunity is open to a wide range of organisations.

You can apply if you’re a UK organisation with an annual financial report and accounts.

Your project must focus on an area within the remit of STFC.

Set up a centre for doctoral training in data intensive science

Apply for funding to establish a new centre for doctoral training (CDT) in data intensive science.

You can apply if:

  • your higher education institution receives STFC core science funding
  • the training of all involved lead departments is STFC accredited.

This opportunity was updated on 1 October 2021 with further guidance on what to include in your proposal about ‘managing the CDT’.

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