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Find research funding opportunities

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.

University funding

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.

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.

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.

Demand management

The Alan Turing Institute AI Fellowship

The Alan Turing Institute, in partnership with the Office for AI and UKRI, have announced the AI Fellowship call. Applications are limited to three per institution and the University is running an internal selection process. Further information.

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 Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Our internal selection process for Royal Academy of Engineering funding which aims to strengthen the links between industry and academia.

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 contact Helen Jones, Head of Research Grant Development (Industrial Strategy). Email:

European and International funding

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

Finding collaborators

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