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Special opportunities

Specific initiatives open for applications across the whole of BBSRC including opportunities in working with business and international funding.

Current opportunities (by application deadline)

Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme 

Application deadline: 29 May 2015

UK BBSRC-US NSF/BIO Lead Agency Pilot Opportunity UK BBSRC-US NSF/BIO Lead Agency Pilot 

Application deadline: 2 June 2015

Future Leader Fellowship Future Leader Fellowship 

Application deadline: 4 June 2015

Agri-Tech Catalyst 

Early and late stage expressions of interest deadline: 17 June 2015

Follow-on Funding Follow-on Funding 

Application deadline: 24 June 2015

DRINC: Club members. Thinkstock Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC) 

Application deadline: 1 July 2015, 4pm

Advances in animal welfare research - 18 March 2014. Thinkstock Animal Health and Welfare (ANIHWA) ERA Net 

Invitation only

Full proposal application deadline:

Developing non-animal technologies Developing non-animal technologies 

Invitation only

Full proposal application deadline: 15 July 2015, noon

Flexible Interchange Programme FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) 

Application deadline: 15 July 2015

Modular Training Partnerships Modular Training Partnerships 

Application deadline: 15 July 2015

Copyright: iStock IB Catalyst 

Expression of interest registration deadline: 5 August 2015

UK scientists publish draft sequence coverage of wheat genome BBSRC/EMBRAPA joint wheat call – pump-priming awards 

Invitation only

Full application deadline:

Copyright: Thinkstock Mechanistic research in nutrition highlight 

Application deadline: 23 September 2015, 4pm

BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research 

Application deadline: as per next responsive mode

FAPESP Pump-Priming Awards (FAPPA) FAPESP Pump-Priming Awards (FAPPA) 

Application deadline: apply at any time

(at least 12 weeks before the proposed start of the project)

Follow-on Funding Follow-on Funding Pathfinder 

Application deadline: apply at any time

Industrial Partnership Awards Industrial Partnership Awards 

Application deadline: as per next responsive mode

International Scientific Interchange Scheme (ISIS) International Scientific Interchange Scheme (ISIS) 

Application deadline: apply at any time

(at least 6 weeks before travel)

Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation Seminars Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation Seminars 

Application deadline: apply at any time

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Knowledge Transfer Partnerships 

Application deadline: apply at any time

New Investigator Scheme New Investigator Scheme 

Application deadline: as per next responsive mode

Professional Internships for PhD Students Professional Internships for PhD Students 

Application deadline: apply at any time

Returners to Research Fellowships Returners to Research Fellowships 

Application deadline: apply at any time

'Stand-alone' LINK 'Stand-alone' LINK 

Application deadline: apply at any time

Future opportunities (by call opening)

Archive (by application deadline)