Philanthropy will:

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Advance research across our six challenge areas by:

• Strengthening academic direction and leadership through support for endowed academic chairs in priority research areas;
• Supporting new research centres in healthcare, energy, sustainability, imaging and sensing, materials and molecular engineering and manufacturing;
• Attracting world-class talent through support for early career research fellowships that bridge the gap between doctorate and a first academic appointment;
• Increasing research capacity by supporting postgraduate studentships.

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Foster engagement and creativity in chemistry through:

• Supporting an engagement hub where scientists, government, entrepreneurs and industry can collaborate;
• Sponsoring spaces for innovation, creativity and technology development, including the ChemFab prototyping workshop and a public exhibition space;
• Creating a new innovation bursary fund to help students commercialise their projects;
• Supporting a programme of outreach activities to engage with local communities and schools.

And also:

Build a world-class research and learning environment by:

• Leadership-level giving in support of major development and configuration works;
• Equipping and configuring modern teaching and research laboratories;
• Sponsoring facilities for advanced manufacture and analysis;
• Supporting new multi-disciplinary centres aimed at tackling grand challenges.

For more information:

To learn more about opportunities for philanthropy, please contact:
Patrick Stewart, +44(0) 20 7594 2667,
Seema Jagdev, +44 (0) 20 7594 5313,

To learn more about corporate partnerships and enterprise please contact:
Rebecca Wilson, +44 (0) 20 7594 3798,
Kay Penicud, +44 (0) 20 7594 7596,

To learn more about the Department of Chemistry please contact:
Dr Oscar Ces, +44 (0) 20 7594 3754,

The Molecular Sciences Research Hub: shaping the future through partnership and collaboration