Competitive funding decisions

Explore the competitive funding decisions made by UKRI’s councils, including:

  • how much funding was given
  • numbers of submitted applications and the proportion that got funded (award rates)
  • comparisons between organisations and UK regions.

It does not include funding such as block grants, studentships or quality related research funding from Research England.

Interactive displays

Find out about the number and value of awards, award rates and the network of organisations that collaborate on UKRI funded research.

View an interactive display of 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 data.

View an interactive display of 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2020 data.

Spreadsheets

Download summaries of data by grant category, organisation and council together with details of the awards made, lead and collaborating organisations.

Download 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 data.

Download 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2020 data.

More about the data

The competitive funding decisions data are a breakdown of the data in UKRI research investment and outputs 2021 to 2022.

For a background to the published data, definitions, coverage and how we processed them, view our:

The UKRI data year is from 1 April to 31 March in the following year.

Last updated: 20 July 2022

This is the integrated website of the seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
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