At present, all CBMNet funding has been allocated but you can sign up for our newsletter or follow us on twitter to make sure you’re first to hear of any new funding that becomes available. You may find this round-up of other relevant funding helpful and you may be interested in some of the projects we have funded so far.

For information on the areas of research we will fund, take a look at our remit. All applications for CBMNet funding MUST be relevant to Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (IBBE):

“The use of biological resources for producing and processing materials, chemicals (including pharmaceutical precursors and biopharmaceuticals) and energy. These resources include plants, algae, marine life, fungi and micro-organisms”

Funding OpportunityMore DetailsAmount AvailableClosing Date
Business Interaction VouchersTo support collaboration between academic partners and industrial partnersUp to £10,000NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Proof of Concept FundingTo be allocated following specific competition calls and creative (sandpit style) eventsUp to £50,000 per projectNO LONGER AVAILABLE
Early Career Researcher GrantsBursaries to allow ECRs to work with academic and industrial partners and to attend and present at relevant conferencesPlease contact usNO LONGER AVAILABLE
CBMNet Vacation ScholarshipsFor undergraduates to carry out research projects (8-10 weeks) within the CBMNet remitStudent stipend of £185 per week for up to 10 weeks; up to £500 consumablesNO LONGER AVAILABLE
Open Innovation Meeting GrantTo allow industrial CBMNet members to engage with selected members of CBMNet, in the form of a meetingUp to £2,000NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Industrial-Academic Exchange GrantsTo support the development of new teams to transfer knowledge from academia to industry and vice versaUp to £1,000NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Public Engagement GrantsTo allow CBMNet members to carry out public engagement activitiesUp to £500NO LONGER AVAILABLE