IBCarb supported a number Academic-Industry partnerships that focused on strategic areas of glycobiotechnology and to work up project ideas for further applications to UKRI, Horizon 2020, and other funding bodies.

To view all the projects IBCarb supported see here.

IBCarb Event Travel Bursaries for Early Stage Researchers (£200 max)

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

Travel bursaries of up to £200 to support PhDs and Post Docs to attend IBCarb events.

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Seeding Catalyst Fund Awards (up to £25K)

Deadline for applications: CLOSED 

To support the transition from discovery research to translational development projects or feasibility studies in Industrial Biotechnology.

Activities proposed for funding through the IB Seeding Catalyst Award also aligned with one or more of the following objectives of the ISCF strategy:

  • Increased UK business investment in R&D and improved R&D capability and capacity.
  • Increased multi- and inter- disciplinary research around the challenge areas.
  • Increased business-academic engagement on innovation activities relating to the challenge areas.
  • Increased collaboration between younger, smaller companies   and larger, more established companies up the value chain.
  • Increased overseas investment in R&D in the UK.

Business Interaction Vouchers

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

Vouchers (up to £10K maximum) to help resource small confidence-building measures between an academic partner and an industrial based partner that are likely to lead to outcomes of:

  • A longer-term relationship
  • Improved interaction
  • New research technology transfer project

Proof of Concept Funding

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

IBCarb Proof of Concept funds to support projects that focus on strategic areas of glycobiotechnology and to work up project ideas for further applications to UKRI, Horizon 2020, and other funding bodies, or to set up strategic collaborations with industry and public partners.

Undergraduate Summer Studentships 2016 (up to £2500)

Deadline for applications: CLOSED

IBCarb funding to support undergraduate summer studentships for summer 2016.

Other funding sources:

Horizon 2020 – EU research and Innovation programme with ~€80bn of funding available over 7 years from 2014 to 2020. Details of the various calls can be found here

UKRI – various funding calls throughout the year. Current opportunities from all 9 councils can be found here.