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  • 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
  • Apply for funding for projects that promote knowledge, innovation and technology in the aquaculture sector.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Maximum support rates: 1. Industry Projects Maximum support rate 50% Maximum Support amount €200,000 2. Collective Projects Maximum support rate 75% Maximum Support amount €200,000 3. Public Projects Maximum support rate 100% Maximum Support amount €300,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    Research & innovation
  • Apply for support for projects that promote the sustainable growth of output, value and employment in the aquaculture sector

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Project Type 1: Organic Aquaculture A maximum of €10,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible expenditure, whichever is the lesser, per project per year. Projects Type 2: Biotoxin Harvesting Suspension A maximum of €100,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible losses, whichever is the lesser, per beneficiary, subject to the maximum total aid to all farmers of €500,000 per year. Individual benefi ciaries will be limited to one aid payment over the period of the Programme. Projects Type 3: Capacity Building 1) New Aquaculture Farmers – Maximum Support Rate 50%, Maximum Support amount €500,000 2) SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 40% Maximum Support amount €500,000 3) Non-SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 30% Maximum Support amount €500,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    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