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PATT travel grants for competitively awarded observation time

Apply for a grant to cover travel and subsistence costs for visits to astronomy facilities.

This two-year funding is only available to those with travel costs of more than £5,000 a year.

You must:

  • be a UK-based researcher
  • only use funding for observation time related to projects already receiving competitively awarded funding.

Quantum sensing for environmental sciences

Apply for funding to explore the potential for quantum sensing to transform multiple areas of environmental science.

EPSRC and NERC are looking to fund proposals:

  • with a specific focus on quantum sensing
  • from a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the quantum technology and environmental science community.

Improving observation capabilities of biodiversity in UK waters

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £750,000 for innovation projects that can improve the observation and assessment capabilities of biodiversity in the UK’s waters. This funding is from Defra.

Experimental medicine

Apply for funding to investigate the causes, progression and treatment of human disease. Your proposal must include an experimental intervention or challenge in humans.

You must be based at an eligible research organisation. Any researcher employed by an eligible research organisation, including MRC institutes and units (including those in Gambia and Uganda), can apply for this funding opportunity.

You can apply if you hold a fellowship or lectureship.

This is an ongoing scheme. Application rounds open every six months, closing in April and October.


BBSRC Follow-on Fund and super Follow-on Fund: round two

Apply for Follow-on Funding (FoF) to help bridge gaps between early stage bioscience research and innovation with achieving wider commercial, economic and societal benefit.

Standard FoF awards support defined programmes of work up to two years.

Super FoF awards are similar but provide higher levels of funding.

Develop solutions for endemic livestock disease: phase two

Apply for funding to develop research ideas for addressing endemic diseases in livestock.

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

This initiative aims to reduce the levels and impact of endemic disease on:

  • UK livestock sector productivity
  • the health and welfare of animals in the UK herd.

Research aligned with cybersecurity research institutes

Apply for funding to establish research projects aligned with the four EPSRC-National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) research institutes.

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

You should address national security challenges of strategic importance.

NERC independent research fellowship 2022

Apply for funding to further your career through an independent research fellowship.

You must:

  • be an early career researcher
  • hold a PhD qualification or expect to submit your thesis before the fellowship interview.

You are not eligible to apply if you hold a tenured academic post or academic position at lecturer level.

Biomedical catalyst 2022 round two: industry-led R&D

UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprises (SME) can apply for a share of up to £25 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges.

Zero emission road freight hydrogen fuel cell truck demonstration

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £140 million to demonstrate hydrogen fuel cell trucks.

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