Open Funding Calls


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Software for research communities

Apply for funding to adapt or maintain existing software used by researchers. Your project must be within the remit of EPSRC.

14 October 2021
Build research communities with the UK financial services sector

Apply for funding to develop a new research network with partners in the UK financial services. You must be eligible for EPSRC funding.

Closing Date: 9 November 2021
Health & Care Research Wales. Health Research Fellowship Award

The Health Research Fellowship Award aims to support individuals to become independent researchers through leading and undertaking high-quality research.

Closes: 23 November 2021
Support the development of research software engineering

Apply for funding for activities to support the development of research software engineering in the UK. You can be from any area of the UK research community.

Closing Date: 2 December 2021
Business and academia prosperity partnership: fifth round

Apply for funding to address EPSRC’s delivery plan priorities, particularly for delivering economic and social prosperity

Closing date: 11 January 2021
EPSRC: Healthcare technologies for infectious disease resilience

Apply for funding to address infectious diseases, for example, COVID-19, through healthcare technologies. They’re particularly interested in projects that build on existing EPSRC COVID-19 research.

NClosing: 22 March 2022
Health & Care Research Wales: Partner Funding Schemes

Extensive partnership and collaboration takes place across all Health and Care Research Wales activity and is crucial if we are to function at our best.

Various closing dates
EPSRC standard research grant

Standard research grants are for researchers at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies.

No closing date
EPSRC mathematical sciences small grants scheme

Original research projects or feasibility studies for research projects. EPSRC is looking to support grants in the region of £10-80,000 at 80% full economic cost, and of up to 12 months in duration.

No closing date
EPSRC new investigator award

The new investigator award is for people who hold an academic lectureship position at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies 

No closing date
EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on either: energy or mathematical sciences. You must have either: a PhD at least four years’ or experience in a relevant field by the start of your fellowship. 

No closing date
EPSRC open fellowship

Apply for a fellowship focusing on any topic in the EPSRC portfolio. You must have either: a PhD or at least four years’ experience in a relevant field by the start of your fellowship.

No closing date
NERC: Urgency Funding

This fund allows researchers to respond quickly to transient and unexpected scientific opportunities. These may be events affecting the environment like earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.

No closing date
EPSRC: Discipline hopping in information and communication technologies

Discipline-hopping grants are for researchers at UK higher education institutions, research council institutes, UKRI-approved independent research organisations and NHS bodies.

No closing date
EPSRC: Healthcare Technologies: Call for Investigator-Led Research Projects

We are looking for researchers in engineering, physical sciences, information and communications technologies (ICT) and mathematical sciences who want to apply their expertise to healthcare challenges.

No closing date
ESRC: Research Grants

We award research grants to fund individuals or research teams based at research organisations eligible for UKRI funding. Grants range from £350,000 to £1 million for a period of up to five years. 

No closing date