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Innovations Partnership Scheme (IPS)

The Innovations Partnership Scheme (IPS) is designed to transfer technology and expertise developed through STFC funding to the marketplace in partnership with industry and other academic disciplines. STFC technology or expertise must be integral to the project.

Key Dates

Call opens Call closes Estimated date of panel meeting Outcome announced
18 December 2020 18 February 2021 May 2021 July 2021
20 July 2021 5 October 2021 December 2021 January 2022

Case studies

From Space science to space age medicine

Lasers keep greenhouse gases on the radar

Call Guidance Documents


This is the standard IPS call. Please note, requests for capital are allowed in this call and should be included in the IPS application.


IPS Guidance Notes

For any queries over eligibility or for more details about the IPS scheme, please contact the programme manager Ed Mansfield or senior programme manager Wendy Carr.


IPS Equality Impact Assessment (PDF, 128 KB)

Last updated: 15 July 2021


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