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Research funding

Our Research Excellence Grant (REG) supports world-leading research in Scottish universities, ensuring Scotland remains globally competitive and attractive to the best researchers.


Our Research Postgraduate Grant (RPG) invests in the environment needed for high quality research training and supports postgraduate research students to contribute to research in Scotland. 

Further information is available at Funding for Research

Horizon 2020 (EU grants programme for science and innovation).

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is asking recipients of Horizon 2020 grants to enter selected information about their awards into a special portal. This will ensure that UKRI can keep researchers and businesses informed of the next steps should the UK Government need to underwrite Horizon 2020 payments. Please note, however, that the UK and the EU’s intention is that UK researchers and businesses will continue to be eligible to participate in Horizon 2020 for the remainder of the programme.

If you are a Scottish HEI with a project receiving Horizon 2020 funding you are encouraged to enter details on the UKRI portal. The process of entering information takes about 10 minutes per project. If you are in receipt of multiple grants please email the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) grants team.

SFC’s No-deal Brexit Guidance provides further information about the Horizon underwrite.