Early Career Researcher International Collaboration Grants

EPSRC wants to support early career researchers to initiate or develop new international partnerships with researchers overseas. Candidates and their international partners may have a previous relationship, but are not expected to have worked together extensively.

EPSRC expect the proposed collaborative project to present a balance between partnership building activities and direct research, as appropriate, considering the key objectives of the funding opportunity. The international academic project partners must also have an integral role in the proposed work.

You can request funding to support any eligible international collaborative activities, including (but not limited to):

  • joint research activities: scoping, feasibility, or proof of concept studies
  • travel and networking
  • programmes of exchange visits or staff secondments
  • impact-specific activities

As per standard New Investigator Award guidance, you can include co-investigators if the grant crosses disciplinary boundaries and it is demonstrated that they are from a different discipline to the principal investigator.

Closing date: 18 Jan 2023