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Environmental science: NERC standard and new investigator grants

Apply for funding to carry out a research project in any area of environmental science in the remit of NERC.

You must be:

  • based at an eligible UK research organisation
  • at lecturer level, or equivalent

If applying for a ‘new investigator’ grant, you must also be at the start of your independent scientific career.

Innovate UK smart grants: October 2021

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation

Biomedical catalyst 2021 round two: feasibility and primer awards

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.

India and UK creative industries and cultural heritage engagement

Apply for one of three opportunities:

  • review and map the creative economy in India and the research and innovation ecosystem which supports it
  • analyse AHRC’s portfolio of India and UK cultural heritage research
  • deliver impact and engagement activities for India’s 75th anniversary of independence, following on from past and existing AHRC-funded research.

You and your organisation must be eligible for UKRI funding.

Pre-announcement: High-risk speculative research ideas in engineering and ICT

Apply for funding for new research ideas that are speculative, high risk, with potential for a high reward.

Your idea for a project must be within the remit of EPSRC’s:

  • engineering theme
  • information and communication technologies (ICT) theme.

You must be:

  • a UK resident
  • based at an eligible research organisation.

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.

Advancing adolescent mental health and wellbeing research

Apply for funding to help improve research in the field of ‘adolescence, mental health and the developing mind’ through:

  • methodological innovation
  • capability building.

You can be researcher at any career stage who is:

  • within the remit of AHRC, ESRC or MRC
  • based in the UK
  • from a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Business and academia prosperity partnership: fifth round

Apply for funding to support an established research partnership between business and academic institutions.

Prosperity partnership programmes must:

  • be led by a business
  • address EPSRC’s delivery plan priorities, particularly for delivering economic and social prosperity.

Improve the sustainability of urban systems and infrastructure

Apply for funding to develop research networks that will focus on improving the sustainability of urban systems and infrastructure.

You must be:

  • a UK resident
  • based at an eligible research organisation.

You can apply for one of three networks on:

  • green infrastructure development
  • low carbon connected digital infrastructure
  • sustainable urban systems.

Build a network to research sustainable agri-food for net zero

Apply for funding to develop a research network that will focus on improving the sustainability of the agri-food system.

You must be:

  • based at an eligible UK-based organisation
  • working in a science discipline.

Co-investigators can be from any discipline.

Your network is expected to:

  • focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • build interdisciplinary partnerships
  • involve stakeholders
  • develop future research plans.

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