Biological Sciences

Funding Calls

Find internal and external sources of funding. Newly posted calls are in bold and those with no (or rolling) deadlines towards the bottom of the list.

Regular Calls

Funding opportunities that are normally announced at the same time every year, usually from larger funding bodies


A list of fellowships to support you across all stages of your career.

Infrastructure and Equipment

Funding for your lab's datasets, equipment or other infrastructure

Travel & Training, Workshops, Seed Funding (external), Partnering and Prizes

Funding for travelling to conferences, developing international partnerships, career development and organising specialist workshops


Funding for international projects or for projects that tackle global challenges.

Other Research Funding Opportunities

A range of research funding opportunities from UK, EU and International funders. Always open calls are listed towards the end of each section.

Translational Calls

Translational funding is used to ‘bridge the gap’ in development between early stage technology resulting from university research and its commercialisation.

Public Engagement

Public engagement with science describes intentional, meaningful interactions that provide opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and members of the public.

Internal Calls

Edinburgh Innovations maintains a full list of internal and translational funding calls 

Covid-19 Updates

How will the covid-19 pandemic affect my research?