Strengthening links with Europe – £3 million research fund announced

The Scottish Government has announced the launch of its ‘Saltire Research Awards’, a new £3 million research fund aimed at addressing the impact of Brexit on research links with the EU and at maintaining Scotland’s rich history of effective European research collaboration.


The fund will be delivered via the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). It will be open to researchers based in Scotland and Europe in all research disciplines, including multidisciplinary projects.


For more information, please see the following:

  • the full Scottish Government news release;
  • the RSE’s news page for details of 5 new calls just announced under the fund, all closing 12 July; and
  • the SFC site for details of the SFC Saltire Emerging Researcher Scheme and their call for European exchange programmes, running academic year 2021/2022, for doctoral students and early career researchers. Closing date - 12 July.
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