Funding coinsWe are committed to promoting innovation and helping our academics to engage with industry, the public and third sector. As part of this we support academics in applying for research grants as well as listing funding opportunities for enterprise projects. We also manage the University's funding streams.

External funding opportunities

Applying for research funding

Enterprise funding opportunities

European Horizon 2020 funding

ODA funding (Official Development Assistance)

University of Leicester funding opportunities

Research Networks and Tiger Teams (log-in required)

Proof of Concept fund

Impact Development fund

Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Development Fund

Funder Groups





Leverhulme Trust

To find your contact for research or enterprise funding please visit Your College.

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Find out more about projects supported by the University's funding schemes.