Here you can find funding opportunities for industry collaboration and knowledge exchange, translational research grants, and buisness accelerator programmes.

Other resources include Idox GRANTfinder 4 Education, a searchable database of funding opportunities to which the College has a subscription, the Innovation Funding Service for information about government-backed competitions, and pages from the government and UK Research and Innovation


Coronavirus Research Funding

UKRI Funding for ideas that address COVID-19
Funding for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. Open. 

The Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust and the Mastercard Impact Fund have put forward over $100M funding for the acceleration and evaluation new and repurposed therapeutics to treat patients with COVID-19 in the immediate term, and other viral pathogens in the longer-term. Open.

TRANSVAC Funding for vaccine-related projects
Funding for vaccine-related projects currently in preclinical phase of development. COVID-19 related projects will be fast tracked. Deadline 5 August.
 

UK Space Agency (UKSA) UK space technologies to boost NHS Coronavirus response - This Open Call for Proposals, setup in cooperation with the UK Space Agency (UKSA), calls for activities to facilitate the quick integration and deployment of concrete and sustainable solutions to contribute to help alleviate the stress on the UK healthcare ecosystem provoked by the COVID-19 outbreak. Open.

£200k prize for code based solutions that provide crisis communication, remote education or community cooperation built using open source cloud technologyDeadline 31 July. 
 
Microsoft AI for Health programme will provide Azure cloud and High-Performance Computing capabilities to nonprofits, academia, and governments with proposals that have potential benefits and clearly defined impact to the COVID-19 response. Deadline 15 July. 
 

Please visit the funders' web pages for the most up-to-date information about the status and deadline of funding calls.

Calls below updated April 2020. 

 

Funding opportunities

Contact the team

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Dr Marcio Siqueira

     Dr Marcio Siqueira

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    Dr Marcio Siqueira Director of Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation, Natural Sciences

    ‪+44 (0)20 7594 5505

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    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
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    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Fiona Jamieson

    Dr Fiona Jamieson

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    Dr Fiona Jamieson Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Natural Sciences

    +44 (0)20 7594 7596

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    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Stuart Sims

     Dr Stuart Sims

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    Dr Stuart Sims Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Natural Sciences

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    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Luis A Gomez Sarosi

    Dr Luis A Gomez Sarosi

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    Dr Luis A Gomez Sarosi Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Officer, Natural Sciences

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    Enterprise
    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Mei Chong

     Dr Mei Chong

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    Dr Mei Chong Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Officer, Natural Sciences

    +44 (0)20 7594 9927

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    Enterprise
    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Vangelis Pappas

      Dr Vangelis Pappas

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    Dr Vangelis Pappas Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Junior Officer, Natural Sciences

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    Enterprise
    Imperial College London
    Level 3 Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ