Impact Funding

Funding administered by the RIS Impact Team

Fund Main/Small call project max Rapid Response (RR) External/Internal Eligible Applicants Next Deadline
Impact and Innovation (IIF) Main*: up to £15-25k
Small*: up to £5-7.5k
Up to £5-7.5k* Internal All academic staff 15th April
IIF PhD Internship 3 months UKRI stipend + consumables X Internal PGRs (with permission) Open
EPSRC IAA Up to £25k Up to £7.5k External Academics with >50% EPSRC remit research Open for RR
MRC IAA Up to £25k Up to £7.5k External Academics with >50% MRC remit research Open for RR
BBSRC IAA TBA TBA External ECRs with >50% BBSRC remit research TBA
*Project budget ceiling is established by stream (impact or innovation): see IIF webpage for details

Other funding opportunities outwith Research Impact Team

General impact calls are administered by Research Business Development (RBD); a full list of calls can be found here on RBD pages.

The Scottish Universities Insight Institute supports programmes of knowledge exchange which address and provide insight on substantial issues that face Scotland and the wider world. Their programmes break down disciplinary and organisational barriers in bringing together academics from different backgrounds, policymakers and practitioners. Check the website for current calls.

Impact Funding Archive