SWEDISH BIOMIMETICS 3000® AB is a VPO ( Venture Philantrophic
Organisation) with the mission to fund translational research of
Biomimetics concepts to the point where they are considered commercial
candidates. It was founded 2004 in Sweden, has established an affiliated
company in the UK, Swedish Biomimetics 3000® Ltd, and
supported BIONIS financially for 2 years, 2005 - 2007
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Biomimetics 3000 AB
The Caledonian Research Foundation offers Personal Research Fellowships
in the Biomedical Sciences. These are awarded to well-qualified young
academic staff to enable them to pursue a three-year programme of
research in a Scottish higher education institution. The research must
be in the biological, biochemical, physical or clinical sciences related
to medicine and will normally be carried out on a full-time basis.
|The Wellcome Trust
The Welcome Trust funds innovative biomedical research, in the UK and
internationally, spending over £600 million each year to support the
brightest scientists with the best ideas.
Biomedical science -Investigating health and disease in humans and
Medical humanities - Research into biomedical ethics and the history of
Public engagement - Exploring science and society and promoting public
engagement with science.
Technology transfer - Supporting proof-of-concept research and
development for new healthcare products
Capital funding - For large-scale construction or refurbishment projects
in the UK
Strategic awards - Adding value to excellent research groups
The Royal Society invests in excellence by funding more than 1600 of the
UK's best scientists every year, helping them develop the skills and
ideas that will improve the quality of our lives.
We support scientists from postdoctoral level to senior professorships
and also offer grants for a variety of purposes ranging from conference
travel to the modernisation of laboratories.
The Royal Society runs a scheme of research appointments within the UK
supporting outstanding talent and cutting edge research. Our
international grants programme enables high calibre UK scientists to
initiate collaborations, exchange ideas, develop new skills and
experience from the world's leading researchers.
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Research Project Grants
There are different levels of Research Project Grant depending on cost;
details of these are given in the Table below. These awards are
principally for the salary costs of a researcher or researchers, to work
on a specific and discrete research project proposed by the applicant.
|Royal Academy of
Engineering Travel Grants
The International Travel Grant Scheme is intended to help Engineering
Researchers in the United Kingdom make study visits overseas. This
enables them to remain at the forefront of new developments and be aware
of corresponding activity overseas. The scheme is intended to benefit
individuals with their current work and ultimately engineering in the
country as a whole.
The Seventh Framework Programme for research and technological
development (FP7) is the European Union´s chief instrument for funding
research over the period 2007 to 2013. CORDIS is the official portal for
participating in FP7 and following related developments in European
science and technology.
The European Commission has published a number of calls for proposals
under the specific programmes Cooperation and Capacities of the Seventh
to the Environment (BCE)
BCE is an independent awards
scheme, recognising excellence in business commitment to the
environment. It is sponsored by AEA Technology Environment and the
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