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Find opportunities so you can apply for research funding, including from the University, Europe, internationally and the Research Professional database.
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Research Professional is the University's database for research funding opportunities. You can search for the latest research funding opportunities and news.
These are internally funded opportunities to support your research funding:
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.
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.
Impact Acceleration Account (IAA)
The IAA is an EPSRC fund of over £1.4 million from 2017 until 2020, funding projects which relate to an EPSRC grant. Further information.
University Impact Fund
Apply to the University Impact Fund, to help you develop and evidence the impact of your research and inform your REF impact case study.
Turing Artificial Intelligence Acceleration Fellowship
Our internal selection process for Turing Artificial Intelligence Acceleration Fellowships which aim to grow the UK’s capability and capacity in addressing the challenges in AI.
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
NERC has restricted the University's submissions to the Discovery Science grants and New Investigator standard grants, which close July 2019. See our NERC demand management process for screening applications for submission.
UK Future Leaders Fellowships
Our internal selection process for the fourth round of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships.
Royal Academy of Engineering
Our internal selection process for Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships and Engineering for Development Research Fellowships.
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 contact Helen Jones, Head of Research Grant Development (Industrial Strategy). Email: email@example.com.
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
See our information and support for researchers applying for European and International funding opportunities.
See our advice on finding collaborators and networks for you research.