EPSRC Prosperity Partnerships round six
This funding opportunity is aimed at supporting both promising earlier-stage research partnerships which are on their way towards becoming strategic partnerships, as well as established partnerships that already have a long-term strategic partnership in place.
Prosperity Partnerships projects must:
Specific themes encouraged: Quantum Technologies and Net Zero
One opportunity, two funding routes:
If your collaborative relationship is at a relatively early stage of approximately one to five years in duration, then the amount of EPSRC funding you may apply for must not exceed £1 million. Grants are normally between two to three years in duration.
If your collaborative relationship is well-established and has lasted for five years or more, then there is no restriction on the maximum amount of EPSRC funding you may apply for. Grants are normally between three to five years in duration. This route is intended for larger grants of more than £1 million.
The primary business partner and primary academic partner should consider the following criteria before applying:
Businesses can act as the ‘primary business partner’ if they are:
Research organisations can act as the ‘primary academic partner’ if they are eligible to receive research council funding: