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Find research funding opportunities

Find opportunities so you can apply for research funding.

Research Professional

Research Professional is the University's database for research funding opportunities. You can search for the latest research funding opportunities and news.

University funding

These are internally funded opportunities to support your research funding:

Industrial Strategy Acceleration Fund (ISAF)

ISAF is an open call with £70k available to support your activities for engaging with external organisations and industry. The fund promotes the development of research projects and impact activities aligned to the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). Further information.

MRC Proximity to Discovery: industry engagement fund

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded the University £89,000, through the 2018/19 Proximity to Discovery (P2D) scheme. You can apply to this fund for early engagement and knowledge exchange between industry and academic researchers, in the area of therapeutic innovation. Further information.

GW4 funding

The GW4 Alliance brings together four of the most research-intensive and innovative universities in the UK; the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. Further information.

Impact Acceleration Account (IAA)

An EPSRC fund of over £1.4 million from 2017 until 2020, funding projects which relate to an EPSRC grant. Further information.

Demand management

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has restricted the University's submissions to the Discovery Science grants and New Investigator standard grants, which close July 2018 and January 2019.

See our NERC demand management process for screening applications for submission.

European funding

See our information and support for researchers applying for European funding opportunities, including our latest podcasts.

This includes the RIS Horizon 2020 support fund, providing financial support for University of Bath researchers to participate in consortium funding for Horizon 2020.

International funding

Internal and external funding sources, supporting international collaborations and projects. Further information.

This includes the Global Challenges Research Fund and international open calls.

Finding collaborators

See our advice on finding collaborators and networks for you research.