Funding opportunity pre-announcement: Prosperity Partnerships: early-stage collaborations (pilot)

22nd February 2023

UK Research and Innovation (UKR) is offering a funding opportunity with this pre-announcement: Prosperity Partnerships: early-stage collaborations (pilot).

Status: Upcoming

Funders: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Funding type: Grant

Total fund: £10,000,000

Award range: £250,000 – £750,000

Publication date: 2 February 2023

Opening date: 2 March 2023 9:00am UK time

Closing date: 9 May 2023 4:00pm UK time

Last updated: 9 February 2023

Apply for funding to support ambitious early-stage research business-academic collaborations on their way to becoming strategic partnerships.

Proposals will:

  • be business-led but co-created and co-delivered by the industrial and academic partners
  • address research areas and challenges based on EPSRC’s strategic delivery plan

We encourage micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) involvement.

Industry contribution will be at least 50% of the total grant value.

EPSRC will fund 80% of the full economic cost of the project, which can be up to £750,000, with a maximum duration of 3 years.

We will hold a webinar for this opportunity.

This is a pre-announcement and the information may change.

More information will be available in early March 2023.

For further details visit:

Pre-announcement: Prosperity Partnerships: early-stage collaborations (pilot) – UKRI