UK Research and Innovation – Funding

Category: Community Board

By Janice


UK Research and Innovation is sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It is made up of 9 councils that work together to support innovation in the UK. The councils include Innovate UK and Research England, as well as councils for:

  • Arts and Humanities Research (AHRC)
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research (BBSRC)
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research (EPSCR)
  • Economic and Social Research (ESRC)
  • Medical Research (MRC)
  • Natural Environment Research (NERC)
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

There is a 'Funding Finder' which contains over 130 funding opportunities. Many of the funds can provide substantial funding awards e.g. > £2,000,000.