CBMNet funding has now all been allocated, although you may be interested to read the case studies of some of the projects we have funded so far. Below you can find a round-up of other relevant funding sources.

Please note that, as of 29 June 2019, this page will no longer be maintained and may not be up to date


Ongoing Funding Calls…

Horizon 2020

EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). A useful overview of Horizon 2020 funding, as well as guidance on how to apply, can be found here.

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Brings together leading research and business to tackle the big societal and industrial challenges today.

Global Challenges Research Fund

A £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government in late 2015 to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Links your organisation with one of the UK’s world-class knowledge bases (a university or research organisation) to power strategic innovation projects, embed expertise and drive commercial growth.

STFC Bridging for Innovators (B4I)

Designed specifically to help companies overcome difficult product, manufacturing or process performance issues.

Bio-Innovation Support for Entrepreneurs

The BioBase4SME network intends to help Start-ups and SME to overcome technological and non-technological barriers to bring their innovation to market. The project offers free workshops and professional training, Innovation Biocamps and Innovation vouchers worth up to €100,000.

Supergen Bioenergy Hub flexible funding call

To support the UK’s bioenergy research community in responding to industrial and policy challenges that arise during the lifetime of the Hub and in developing active international research collaborations. Applications can be submitted for projects up to £25,000 in value, at any time up to 1 May 2022.

Daphne Jackson Trust Returners to Research Fellowships

Aimed at scientists wishing to return to research after a career break of two or more years for family, caring or health reasons.