• WestBio Studentships

    Studentships starting in the Autumn of 2014

  • How to Apply

    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.

BBSRC funding opportunities and news

Agri-Tech Catalyst, industrial research EoI deadline: 8 October 2014

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.


FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP), apply by 15 October 2014, 4pm

Our FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) supports the movement of people from one environment to a different one to exchange knowledge/technology/skills, developing bioscience research/researchers and addressing our strategic priorities.


Modular Training Partnerships - apply by 15 October 2014

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.


Innovator of the Year - nominate by 27 October 2014

This competition recognises and rewards individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research.


Horticulture Knowledge Exchange Fellowship, apply by 29 October 2014, 4pm

Together with NERC's industry-academic Collaborative Programmes of Research we are providing platforms for a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow to bring tangible benefits to business performance through sustained knowledge exchange and effective research translation.