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Find research funding and equipment

Find opportunities so you can apply for research funding, including from the University, Europe, internationally and the Research Professional database.

Find research funding opportunities
Find research funding opportunities

Research Professional

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

More on the benefits of using Research Professional.

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Information on applying for fellowships, including tips for successful applications, and resources for support, advice and finding fellowship funding.

See our case study on fellowship success.

University funding

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Find internal funding opportunities through the University of Bath

See our internal funding opportunities available from the University to support your research activities. This includes for KE and impact, studentships, equipment, alumni grants, public engagement, and funds through our GW4 Alliance.

Bath Beacons

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Bath Beacons tackles major research challenges by building consortia for large-scale funding.

Bath Beacons is a University initiative empowering our research community to tackle major research challenges by building consortia for large-scale funding.

COVID-19 funding information and opportunities

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See our information on supporting you with your research regarding COVID-19

See our following webpages regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, to support you with your research:

You can also join our teams network: Bath COVID-19 Research Network

For any RIS enquiries regarding COVID-19 email:

Industrial Strategy

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Research and innovation is central to the government's industrial strategy

The government's Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for research and innovation brings together the UK's world leading research with business, to meet major industrial and societal challenges. By investing in and supporting UK businesses and researchers, the fund ensures that research and innovation is central to the government's industrial strategy.

For RIS support regarding industrial strategy email:

Local Industrial Strategy

The Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) developed by the West of England Combined Authority, will contribute towards delivering the government's national Industrial Strategy.

Other Industry Partnerships

Bristol + Bath Creative Industries Cluster (B&B CREATVIE R&D) – partnering with industry to improve the impact of creative industries in Bristol and Bath

European and International funding

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Find European and international research funding opportunities

See our information and support for researchers applying for European and International funding opportunities.

This includes research development support from RIS for the 2021 ERC calls.

See the University's brexit advice for staff involved in research for information about EU funding, equipment purchasing, data protection and information security.

Finding equipment

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Search for equipment

Search for available equipment to support your research activities.

Finding collaborators

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Find collaborators and networks

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

Research Professional demo

See the demonstration from Research Professional on using the system to locate research funding opportunities and news.


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