The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council invites applications for its responsive mode scheme, on any topic within it’s portfolio.
Applications should be made to the appropriate committees according to the research topic:
- research committee A evaluates proposals related to animal disease, health and welfare
- research committee B evaluates proposals related to plants, microbes, food and sustainability
- research committee C evaluates proposals related to genes, development, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics approaches to biology
- research committee D evaluates proposals related to molecules, cells and industrial biotechnology
Grants may be used for research projects, technology development, equipment or use of existing facilities, new facilities or infrastructure provision, research networks and coordination and summer schools. Small pilot projects, proof-of-concept studies etc may also be supported.
Principal applicants must be resident in the UK and hold an academic staff appointment, lecturer level or equivalent, at a higher education institution, research council institute or a BBSRC approved research organisation.
Grants are tenable for up to five years.
Closing dates: 28 April 2015, 23 September 2015
For further information go to: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/apply/deadlines/