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Welcome to BBSRC - the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council

BBSRC is the UK's leading funding agency for acedemic research and training in the non-medical life sciences
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Funding News - Calls, Initiatives, Schemes, Opportunities, Awards, etc...

What's New? - Changes to the web site

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News and Events
Press releases... Features... BBSRC events... Council meetings... Information for the media. [more...]

What is BBSRC?... How we are governed...... Research Institutes... Future Plans & Reports... Policy Development... Careers with BBSRC. [more...]

The Science we Support
Our scientific remit and portfolio... Scientific Committees... Programmes and initiatives. [more...]

How to get BBSRC funding
Types of funding... Current opportunities... Research grants...Studentships...Fellowships...Travel and training grants...How to apply. [more...]

Support for grantholders
Support for research grant holders, fellows, and posgraduate students, including: Courses and workshops... Handbooks and guidelines...Public understanding and media training... Linking with industry. [more...]

business and innovation
Promoting knowledge generation and transfer with industry... Intellectual property... Training for industry ...Encouraging entrepreneurships and new business ventures. [more...]

International activities
International linkages and funding contribute to the UK's leading position in many areas of biotechnology and biological sciences. [more...]

science and society
Public consultation...Discussion documents...Support for schools... Online exhibitions. [more...]

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Site plan and search...Glossary...Document library...Contact us...Locations [more...]

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Important news for applicants: BBSRC Electronic Submission

OST: Public Appointments to the Research Councils 2004 - Vacancies on BBSRC Council

New Initiatives from SR2002

BBSRC Life - DNA in the Garden

Strategic Plan 2003-2008

10 Year Vision

Science through Schools & the Community

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