STFC is committed in helping to facilitate the exchange of knowledge from academia into industry. A number of different funding schemes have been developed to help coordinate the translation of STFC technology and research to a commercial application.
|Brief||To use STFC funded research or technology to develop or enhance a new product or technique||To provide proof of concept funding to develop an idea which could lead to a commercial endpoint||To work alongside academics and encourage industry engagement with the university. Please note, this is NOT a research fellowship||Themed call to apply STFC funded research/technology to help address societal challenge areas||Encourages industry engagement and proof of concept funding managed via host institutions|
|Expected TRL Range||3-5||2-3||3-6|
|Max duration||36 months||18 months||72 months||36 months||1 financial year|
|Max fEC per year||£150,000||£200,000||No max cost||No max cost||Variable|
|Industry support?||Essential||Not required||n/a||Advised||n/a|
Last updated: 30 April 2021