Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

STFC’s mission is to deliver world-leading national and international research and innovation capabilities and, through those, discover the secrets of the Universe. Our major research and innovation campuses at Harwell, Daresbury and research facilities across the UK and overseas support fundamental research in astronomy, physics, computational science and space science.




Funding opportunities

Late-stage commercialisation scheme 2024

Apply for funding to commercialise your technology or science developed from the STFC particle physics, astronomy and nuclear physics (PPAN) community.

The funding aims to support the PPAN community to develop technology and science towards commercialisation.

Future underground dark matter science experiments

Only applicants who have successfully submitted an expression of interest can apply.

Apply for funding for a dark matter science experiment situated at the Boulby Underground Laboratory.

It is anticipated that a single direct search dark matter experiment that will significantly advance the field will be funded.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for STFC funding.


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