Before you apply

Find out everything about applying for funding with us, from starting an application to our expectations of you if you are successful in getting a funding award.

How to apply for research and innovation funding

All the guidance you need to help you with the funding application process

Using the new UKRI Funding Service for applicants

The new service is designed to be simpler and more intuitive to use

Check if you are eligible for funding

Your suitability for a funding award, including which organisations can take part and how to apply for eligibility

Résumé for Research and Innovation (R4RI) guidance

What the R4RI process is and when and how to use it

Get support for your project

Where you can find collaborators or resources when planning for your project

Your responsibilities if you get funding

Our expectations of you and the policies and standards you will need to meet

This is the integrated website of the 7 research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
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