Funding Opportunities

New funding opportunities are available for the UK Climate Resilience Programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Wave 1. Please follow the links below or use related pages for the calls.

Embedded Researcher Scheme: Phase 2 – Embedded researchers  (UKRI)

In this second phase of the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals from UK-based academic researchers to apply for placements at non-academic host organisations.

Funding will be awarded as a research grant to the researcher and profiled across 12 months from 1 September 2020; however, individual start dates at the host organisation, duration and working pattern of the placement should be flexible and negotiated between the researcher and host as appropriate to each opportunity.

Closing date: 16.00, 10 June 2020; researchers must apply to host organisations by 11 May 2020. (Note: these replace previously published deadlines.)

Further information and call documents

The following SPF UKCRP opportunities are tendered by the Met Office on behalf of BEIS: 

SPF Climate Resilience – Standards for climate services and monitoring and valuing climate services.

Grant Funds for the period 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2022

Amount:  100% FEC: £250,000; 80% FEC: £200,000

Key dates:  Deadline for bids – 8 July 2020, 12 midday;  estimated award of call – August 2020. Estimated delivery period: 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2022

For further information and to apply, go to the Met Office website

Enabling the use and producing improved understanding of EuroCORDEX data over the UK.

Grant Funds for the period 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2022

Amount: 100% FEC: £350,000; 80% FEC: £280,000

Key dates: Deadline for bids – 8 July 2020, 12 midday; estimated award of call – August 2020. Estimated delivery period: 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2022

For further information and to apply, go to the Met Office website.

News & Events

Last updated June 2020

Here are the latest news articles and events from the UK Climate Resilience Programme.

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