The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is seeking to fund the creation of a high quality NetworkPlus that will underpin new academic and business partnerships within the financial services sector.

The full economic cost of your network can be up to £2.5 million. Proposals are restricted to a maximum of five investigators (including principal investigator and co-investigators (Co-I)) per application. PIs and Co-Is can only be named investigators on one application.

Internal selection process and timetable

This call has a limit of one lead application is permitted from a principal investigator’s institution. As in previous occasions, those interested in applying must submit a short expression of interest for internal selection. Applications will be reviewed and selected by an internal panel, according to the timetable below.


  • 4 October: Deadline for internal Expressions of Interest
  • 8 October: Internal panel decision
  • 26 October: Submission of mandatory EoI to EPSRC
  • 9 November: Submission of final proposal to EPSRC

We are also planning to hold a workshop on 28 September with potential applicants to facilitate collaboration.

More on this EPSRC Network Plus call.