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Statement of community need: NERC scientific support and facilities

Tell us what you need from the next generation of NERC’s scientific support and facilities (S&F).

We want to hear about S&F ideas that are essential to the delivery of environmental science over the next five to 10 years.

This is not a funding opportunity. We will use your ideas to design future funding opportunities.

Driving the electric revolution: supply chains for net zero

UK registered businesses can apply for funding to research supply chain development for power electronics, electric machines and drives.

Knowledge transfer partnerships: 2021 to 2022, round two

UK registered academic institutions, research and technology organisations (RTOs) or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £6 million to fund innovation projects with businesses or not-for-profits.

SBRI competition: fusion industry challenges

Organisations can apply for a share of £2 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop solutions that accelerate fusion power plant design and reduce their fuel requirements.

Civil nuclear research with Japan: phase 8

Apply for funding to research challenges in civil nuclear energy relevant to Fukushima and Sellafield.

You must be a UK-based researcher employed by an eligible research organisation.

You must collaborate with Japanese researchers.

Protecting citizens online complementary projects: outline stage

Apply for funding to research the needs of citizens online, help them control how their data is used and protect them from online harms.

Proposals must be submitted by a team of investigators from a mix of disciplines.

You can apply if you are based in the UK.

Using data to improve public health: COVID-19 secondment

Apply for funding to work for a year with experts in the analysis and interpretation of:

  • national anonymised linked electronic health records
  • multiple population longitudinal studies.

You can apply if you have an analytical background. We will fund early to mid-career researchers and professionals from eligible organisations.

UK-US new directions for digital scholarship in cultural institutions: level one

Apply for up to £60,000 to advance digital scholarship in cultural institutions.

Project teams must include UK and US research organisations and cultural institutions, and must focus on one of the following:

  • organising, creating and interrogating all collection types
  • evolving institutions for the 21st century
  • fostering digitally enabled equitable participation.

Projects can last up to 24 months.

UK-US new directions for digital scholarship in cultural institutions: level two

Apply for up to £250,000 to advance digital scholarship in cultural institutions.

Project teams must include UK and US research organisations and cultural institutions, and must focus on one of the following:

  • organising, creating and interrogating all collection types
  • evolving institutions for the 21st century
  • fostering digitally enabled equitable participation.

Projects can last up to 36 months.

Adventurous energy research for a sustainable net zero: outlines

Apply for funding for high-risk research into technologies to enable a sustainable net zero.

You must be a UK-based researcher employed by an eligible research organisation.

Holders of postdoctoral fellowships are not eligible to apply.

This is an outline stage. If you’re successful, we will invite you to interview.

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