Funding news and calls


BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Knowledge Exchange Grants

Closing date: 14 Jan

30 Oct 2013

The Biodiversity & Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) programme is inviting applications for Knowledge Exchange Grants.

BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Improving modelling capability

Closing date: 5 Dec

29 Oct 2013

NERC and Defra are inviting applications to improve modelling capability in support of integrated catchment management across the UK.

Solving business problems

Closing date: 13 Nov

21 Oct 2013

NERC and the Technology Strategy Board are investing £4m in feasibility studies which use environmental data to develop new solutions to business problems.

Business, policy and third sector internships in the Marine Renewable Energy sector

Closing date: 28 Nov

16 Oct 2013

The NERC Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange Programme invites applications for internships of up to six months.

International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity 2013

Closing date: 17 Oct

9 Aug 2013

Proposals are invited for the 2013 Calls of the NERC International Opportunities Fund regarding Pump-Priming grants and the Pump-Priming Plus grants.

Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group: Industry Roadmap report

25 Jul 2013

The UK has significant academic expertise, which could help increase industry capacity to culture and extract products from algae in an economic and environmentally sustainable manner.

Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group: Conference presentations

25 Jul 2013

Algae talks led by the Director and the Knowledge Exchange Fellow for the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group are now available to watch online.

Belmont Forum and FACCE-JPI Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 30 Sep

17 Jul 2013

Proposals are invited to this joint funding call between the Belmont Forum and the Agriculture, Food Security & Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative (FACCE-JPI), on the theme of Food Security & Land-use Change.

Doctoral training partnerships (DTPs)

28 Jun 2013

The Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) assessment panel will be held on 24-25 September 2013. The panel membership has now been confirmed.

Funding to help understand soil's key role in Global Food Security

12 Jun 2013

Funders have joined forces to offer £4·5m for research into soil ecosystems and their impact on agriculture and food production.