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  • The purpose of the study is to provide the necessary information to enable the company (and Enterprise Ireland) to come to firm conclusions regarding the project's viability.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The maximum grant funding available for a Technical Feasibility Study is 50% of eligible expenditures to a maximum grant of up to €35,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Whilst many companies are seeking to strengthen their key offering in target markets through developing novel products and services, some may be relatively new to formal R&D processes. The R&D Fund - Small Projects provision is to support companies

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    € 150.000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Academic coordinator support applications will only be accepted up to 10 weeks prior to call deadline (or submission date)

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    € 12.500
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Scientists wishing to return to research after a career break of two or more years for family, caring or health reasons

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Aims to provide funding for commercial activities such as:
    • Commissioning expert advice from sector specialists on the best commercial development strategy for a business idea
    • Completing a market assessment to determine likely potential, competition and opportunities

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Applications will be in the region of £7-10k (fEC)
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Aims to help scientists add an international dimension to their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new contacts with international counterparts.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Funding is limited to travel and subsistence costs only and does not usually exceed £5k
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) accelerate business innovation by supporting knowledge exchange with academic institutions.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • This award is run jointly with Brazil's São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). It aims:
    • To pump-prime collaborations between scientists in the UK and the São Paulo State, Brazil
    • To promote the exchange of scientists and access to facilities and materials

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Typically up to £35k over 2-years will be provided for the UK partners
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Support the delivery of events to facilitate discussion and improve awareness of knowledge exchange and commercialisation (KEC) of BBSRC-funded research.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    max £2,000 contribution to develop innovation seminars
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • 3-month placements are available at BBSRC Swindon Office for students to undertake their PIPS and gain experience of working in:
    • corporate policy and strategy
    • science and innovation policy
    • public engagement
    • project management

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation