Funding: Bridging for Innovators

Funding is now available through the Bridging for Innovators Programme to support UK industry in improving productivity. 

Bridging for Innovators (B4I) is a programme run by Science Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support UK industry. It started in 2017 and will end in March 2021.

B4I is designed specifically to help companies overcome difficult product, manufacturing or process performance issues by leveraging more than £2b worth of government investment in large scale scientific infrastructure.

The programme will provide access to advanced analytical technologies, supporting expertise and capabilities to companies through STFC’s large scale science facilities located at the various campuses around the UK including Harwell, Daresbury and the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.

B4I, is not intended to fund activities in areas such as product development or fundamental research. 

You can find out more details about the programme on the STFC website here.