Funding opportunities

On this page you will find links to tables of funding opportunities provided by Research Professional for RCUK and EU Horizon 2020.

The information is presented sorted by (1) closing date for applications and (2) by funder or opportunity name.  Information will be updated and posted on this site on the first Monday of each month. 


RCUK funding bodies

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • DfID
  • Department of Health including NIHR
  • Economic and Social Research Council
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Innovate UK
  • Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Medical Research Council
  • Natural Environment Research Council
  • Royal Society, UK
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Wellcome Trust
  • World Health Organisation


Horizon 2020 opportunities (includes ERC and Marie Sklodowska Curie Training opportunities)

  • EU Horizon 2020: Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
  • EU Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges
  • EU Horizon 2020: Science With and For Society
  • EU Horizon 2020: Industrial Leadership
  • EU Horizon 2020: Excellent Science
  • EU Horizon 2020: Euratom

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