Research Support Office

Funders & Funding

The tools you need to find the best opportunities for you.

UK Funders

This section provides guidance on types of funding, links to all major UK funders of academic research at Edinburgh and a selection of RSO guides.

European Funding

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Information on Horizon 2020 funding.

US Funders (secured)

Important information and advice on US Funders.

Industrial Engagement (secured)

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Working with Industry

Collaborative Research

The research support office can provide assistance in organising collaborative proposals.

Internal funding opportunities

Opportunities for funding offered by the University of Edinburgh

GCRF (secured)

Link through to the Global Challenges Research Fund pages.

Internal Selection Processes (secured)

Internal Selection Process for Funding Opportunities.

Research Professional

An online service offering access to a vast, up-to-date database of research funding opportunities.

Current Opportunities

A list of available funding opportunities.

Strategic Leadership in Research Programme (secured)

Strategic Leaders in Research is a new, collaborative leadership programme in innovation. It is designed for academics who are keen to develop ambitious plans and move on to leading large programme grants or centre bids within the next few years.