Funding from PHYCONET

Secondment funding

  • Eligible PHYCONET members can apply for up to £3000 for secondments to another academic laboratory or to industry for the purpose of learning new techniques, acquiring new skills or carrying out a piece of work not possible in their laboratory
  • The secondment should not exceed 2 months
  • Members meeting the BBSRC eligibility criteria can apply on behalf of members who do not meet the criteria (e.g. PI on behalf of PDRA)
  • Students whose stipends contain funds for training activities are not eligible
  • Applications will be reviewed quarterly – next deadline is 5pm on 1 August 2018 (the secondment must be completed by 16th November 2018)
  • Please read the PHYCONET Secondment Funding Terms & Conditions before completing the application form

 

Training & Conference Funding

Funds are available to PHYCONET members who meet the BBSRC eligibility criteria in section 3 of the BBSRC Research Grants guide.

  • Apply for up to £250 for an event in the UK and up to £750 for an international event
  • Funds can be used to cover travel, accommodation expenses and event fee
  • Members meeting the BBSRC eligibility criteria can apply on behalf of members who do not meet the criteria (e.g. PI on behalf of PDRA)
  • Students whose stipends contain funds for training activities are not eligible
  • The next call is our final call; the deadline is 5pm on 1 August 2018, for events starting between 1 October and 16 November, 2018
  • Please read the PHYCONET Training & Conference Funding Terms & Conditions before completing the application form

 

Please note that we have distributed all of our Proof of Concept funding and Business Interaction Voucher funding.


Funding from Other Sources

BBSRC

BBSRC has many research funding schemes, including fellowships, research grants, special opportunities and international funding opportunities, and, in conjunction with EPSRC and Innovate UK, set up the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst for accelerating the commercialisation of industrial biotechnology-derived products and processes. If applying, please consult the BBSRC IB Catalyst website for advice and also read the following BBSRC advice for IB Catalyst applicants.

Innovate UK

Working with business, research and policy makers, Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board) offers funding and support to help businesses develop new products and services – and bring them closer to market.

IBLF

The Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF) is an industry led and Government sponsored initiative to drive a bio-economy in the UK.

Royal Society

The Royal Society provides a range of grant schemes to support the UK scientific community and foster collaboration between UK-based and overseas scientists.

H2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020).

 

Phyconet News

  • May 24, 2018

    If you would like to join PHYCONET, or if you are currently a member, please read our updated Ts&Cs, available here.

  • April 27, 2018

    The PHYCONET April 2018 newsletter is now available. If you would like to receive the next newsletter direct to your inbox, please join us by completing the short form on the Membership page.

  • April 10, 2018

    IBioIC are participants in the Interreg funded project “European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank”. The project is organising a 1 day workshop on “Practical steps for facilitating the use of marine biological resources for commercial R&D in the context of

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