BBSRC funding opportunities and news

Agri-Tech Catalyst, apply by 1 April 2015

The Agri-Tech Catalyst has been set up by the Technology Strategy Board, DFID and BBSRC with £70M investment to help make the UK a world leader in agricultural technology, innovation and sustainability.

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Strategic Longer and Larger Grants (sLoLas), apply by 14 April 2015

Priority area:
Understanding complex microbial communities

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Impact Awards for KEC professionals, apply by 16 April 2015

RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognize knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.

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Enterprise Fellowships, apply by 27 April 2015

Funded by BBSRC and delivered by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Enterprise Fellowships are designed to encourage the development of a new business, building on previously funded BBSRC research, around a technological idea developed by the Fellow (either individually or with others) and within which the Fellow would be expected to play a leading (though not necessarily the leading) role.

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A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life Joint Programming Initiative (JPI HDHL), apply by 28 April 2015, 3pm

The JPI HDHL has launched a joint transnational call for research proposals on intestinal microbiomics. Multidisciplinary transnational research consortia should submit research projects which propose a mechanistic approach to investigate causal relationships between diet, intestinal microbiota and health.

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  • WestBio Studentships

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    No longer accepting applications for 2014 entry

  • 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.