BBSRC funding opportunities and news

Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health

A European call for transnational proposals administered by the Healthy Diet Healthy Life European Joint Programming Initiative to develop and validate biomarkers which will address the challenge of accurately and objectively establishing dietary intake, nutritional status and the long-term trajectory from health to disease.

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UK Aquaculture Initiative: Innovation Projects

BBSRC and NERC invite proposals for Innovation Projects as part of the UK Aquaculture Initiative. Approximately £1.2M of funding is available for this call.

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UK Aquaculture Initiative: Networks

BBSRC and NERC invite proposals for Networks in Aquaculture as part of the UK Aquaculture Initiative. Approximately £600k of funding is available for this call.

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Strategic Training Awards for Research Skills (STARS)

Our STARS programme aims to support the development of strategically important and vulnerable research skills and capabilities in the biosciences. Awards are available to develop postgraduate-level training in areas of significant need for clearly defined academic and industrial sectors.

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Modular Training Partnerships (MTP) call

Modular Training Partnerships (MTPs) fund the development of industrially-relevant short training courses at Masters level. Training should be developed in close collaboration with industry, and evidence of industrial demand is a key requirement for funding.

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  • WestBio Studentships

  • How to Apply

    This programme is not accepting applications at present

  • PIPS

    PIPS is a three-month professional internship in a non-academic setting, providing BBSRC DTP students with work experience in a professional setting that is not related to their PhD.