Funding Opportunities

Thanks to BBSRC funding, The Carbon Recycling Network has been awarded a number of flexible funding opportunities over the lifetime of the Network.

When applying for funding please see the UKRI-BBSRC’s definition of Technology Readiness Levels: TRL1-5

Business Interaction Vouchers (BIV) – NOW UP TO £20K

The Carbon Recycling Network Business Interaction Vouchers (BIVs) aim to encourage collaboration and partnerships between academic and industrial partners, the application MUST be in the remit with The Carbon Recycling Network aims

BIVs provide funds of up to £20,000 for a defined piece of work undertaken by an academic with an industrial partner, who should co-fund the project with cash or in-kind contributions.

All participants named on the application must be members of The Carbon Recycling Network and based in the UK.

To apply for a BIV please read the BIV-Operational Guidelines and fill in the BIV-FORM.

Please submit the completed application form to the Network Manager:

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Proof of Concept (POC) – CLOSED

This call has now CLOSED



now closed

Undergraduate Summer Studentships – CLOSED

The Carbon Recycling Network has funds available for summer studentships to fund undergraduate students who wish to gain experience in the field of C1 gas fermentation, primarily using chemoautotrophs, and exploring the potential of anaerobic digestion (AD) as a gas fermentation feedstock generator.

now closed

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