Brief overview : The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), together with the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), is co-funding a grant for research focused on the fundamentals of engineering biology and cross-cutting technologies. The BBSRC will fund a maximum of 1 million GBP per project from the UK side up, and JST will fund a maximum of 180 million JPY per project from the Japanese side. Up to five projects will be funded from this call for proposals.

Research projects must involve researchers from both the UK and Japan. Applications will be submitted in parallel to the application websites of their respective countries. The deadlines for these applications may vary according to your affiliation, so please check with your institution and the team in charge of research funding at your institution.

For more detailed information, please check the following websites: