STFC is launching a pilot call for an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), which has been developed to provide flexible funding directly to the research organisation’s Knowledge Exchange (KE) / Technology Transfer (TT) Office (or equivalent) to support STFC-funded academics to take their ideas towards commercialisation, through activities not currently supported by an STFC funding programme. The programme will provide funds of £50,000 to organisations following assessment of applications.
STFC Impact Acceleration Account can be used to:
To receive funding, KE / TT offices from eligible Research Organisations are required to submit an application that details how the applicants will manage the funding to support knowledge exchange and / or commercialisation activities to support the outputs from STFC-funded research and capabilities toward Impact.
Please refer to the Guidance Notes for further information and to see if your research organisation is eligible.
Eligible organisations are encouraged to contact Ling Xu for more information on this programme.