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. The technology or expertise can be developed with STFC funding at UK higher education institutes, STFC laboratories, CERN, ESRF and ESO (European Southern Observatory).
IPS projects can vary in length up to three years, with funding for a maximum project value of £150k per annum, over a period not exceeding three years.
Applicants are strongly advised to read the Guidance Notes and are encouraged to contact the office to discuss proposals.
In 2019, there will be two calls for applications. Each call will close at 16:00.
|KE February 2019||IPS||1 Jan 2019||19 February 2019|
|KE July 2019||IPS||25 May 2019||25 July 2019|
Applications must come through the Je-S system.
In addition to a completed proforma, further documentation must be uploaded as separate pdf documents, these include:
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 Capital Call
This call is for IPS Capital only, and should not be confused with the standard IPS call above). This is a new call and is only eligible for recipients of active IPS grants at the time of the call deadline (26th July 2019).
*If you are interested in applying to become a panel member please follow this link
Last updated: 29 March 2019