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High-risk speculative engineering and ICT research: New Horizons

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.

Early ideas to improve the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics

Apply for funding to improve the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics.

We expect to fund one consortium. We will fund:

  • small or medium-sized enterprises
  • academic organisations
  • public sector organisations.

The principal investigator must be UK based.

Advise on the commissioning of NERC’s environmental data service

Apply for funding to provide independent expertise for the commissioning of the NERC Environmental Data Service (EDS).

You must be:

  • a UK resident
  • based at a UK institution eligible for UKRI funding.

You must not have a connection to:

  • the EDS
  • the associated environmental data centres
  • any NERC research centre.

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.

You can apply if you hold a fellowship or lectureship.

This is an ongoing scheme. Application rounds open every January and July.

Engage the public with STFC’s science, technology and facilities

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

You must work for an organisation that:

  • is based in the UK
  • has audited accounts.

Proposals must include a researcher in an STFC-funded area.

Develop basic technologies in sensing and imaging

Apply for funding to develop early-stage technologies in sensing and imaging.

You must be based at an eligible UK organisation. You must collaborate with organisations from other disciplines.

Your project must have two co-principal investigators. They must be from different research areas.

Collaborate with German partners on arts and humanities research

Apply for funding to collaborate with German partners on arts and humanities research.

Your project can address any area of the arts and humanities.

You must be:

  • an arts and humanities researcher
  • based at a research organisation eligible to apply to AHRC
  • working with German partners eligible to apply to DFG.

Improve understanding of the economics of biodiversity

Apply for funding to improve our understanding of economics of biodiversity.

Your research will help governments and organisations in the UK to integrate economics of biodiversity into decision making.

Your project must focus on areas from both NERC and ESRC remits.

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

Pre-announcement: Public health intervention development: Jan 2022

Apply for funding to develop an early-stage intervention that seeks to address UK or global public health challenges.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding. This includes MRC units and centres.

Inform policies for culture, heritage and the creative industries

Apply for funding to spend up to 13.5 months working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

You must:

  • be based at an organisation eligible for UKRI funding
  • have a PhD or equivalent experience
  • meet AHRC’s early career researcher status
  • have expertise in one of the fellowship areas.

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