The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is inviting applications to its funding opportunities between industry and academia. Find funding opportunities below.

Innovation Fund Project Call August 2020 

Scope – Scottish academic-industrial partnerships. Large pieces of innovative R&D work.
Eligibility – Academic/Industrial Collaboration
Funding Amount – Up to £100,000
Closing Dates – 28/08/2020
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IBioIC Feasibility Programme July 2020

Scope – Scottish academic-industrial partnerships. Proof of concept projects.
Eligibility – Academic/Industrial Collaboration
Funding Amount – Up to £15,000
Closing Dates – 17/07/2020
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Scale-Up Accelerator 2020 

Scope – Projects must be led by an SME and demonstrate a clear economic, societal or reputational benefit to Scotland.
Eligibility – Industry for use of IBioIC facilities
Funding Amount – Up to £15,000
Closing Dates – Ongoing
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IBioIC and High Value Biorenewables Joint Proof of Concept Call

Scope – UK projects delivering high-value biorenewable products or processes for industry.
Eligibility – Academic/Industrial Collaboration
Funding Amount – Up to £50,000
Closing Dates – 14/09/2020

For joint industrial/academic collaborations, funding is available to support costs incurred by Academic Partners to be matched by cash/in kind contributions from industry.

Project proposals aligning to Scotland’s National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology are welcomed from companies demonstrating a strong presence in Scotland.

For more information visit the funding opportunities page at the IBioIC or contact