Edinburgh Research Office

Develop your idea

At the 'develop your idea' stage, we help you think about what you need to do to grow your idea into a fundable proposal.

How we can help

At the ‘develop your idea’ stage, we can help you think about what you need to do to grow your idea into a fundable proposal.

Seed funding

Seed funding and pilot funding from the University and other funders.

Engagement and Impact

Information and resources to help you plan engagement with members of public and research users in the public, private or third sector in order to enhance the benefit and impact of your research.

International development research

What to consider if you plan to do research with partners in developing countries.

Research ethics and integrity

Your responsibilities with regards to research ethics and integrity.

Interdisciplinary research

Resources and information about interdisciplinary research.

Applying to the European Research Council

Resources for researchers interested in applying to the European Research Council (ERC) and information on the core application support and proposal development support that we provide.

Applying to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Postdoctoral Fellowships

Resources for researchers interested in applying to the MSCA PF and information on the application support that we provide.