EPSRC overseas travel grant: Nov 2023: responsive mode

Researchers can apply for funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to apply for an overseas travel grant in any area within EPSRC’s remit.

This includes:

  • artificial intelligence (AI)
  • digital security and resilience
  • energy and decarbonisation
  • engineering
  • healthcare technologies
  • information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • manufacturing and the circular economy
  • mathematical sciences
  • physical sciences
  • quantum technologies

Overseas travel grants (OTGs) provide funding for visits overseas to learn new techniques, or form and develop collaborations.

Eligibility: All applicants must be based at an eligible UK research organisation. EPSRC standard eligibility rules apply. For full details, visit EPSRC’s eligibility page.

Level of funding: EPSRC will fund 80% FEC of a project. Costs supported include:

  • travel
  • subsistence
  • salary of project lead (previously principal investigator)
  • indirect costs
  • visas

You cannot claim estates costs or equipment (including laptops) on an overseas travel grant.

Additional information: If your application includes international applicants, project partners or collaborators, visit UKRI’s trusted research and innovation for more information on effective international collaboration.

Key dates

  • 13 November 2023: applications close at 9:00 UK time

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