The KE Seed Fund is an internal grant scheme for KE (knowledge exchange) projects. The scheme provides start-up funding to support early-stage innovative knowledge exchange ideas.

The Fund is part of the University’s HEFCE HEIF award, subject to the aims of HEIF: to ‘support and develop a broad range of knowledge-based interactions between universities and the wider world, which result in economic and social benefit to the UK.’ 

Amount: Up to £2,500

Eligibility: Researchers, departments, sub-departments and centres/units, research facilitators, Business managers, and KE professionals are invited to apply for grants for KE. See details of previous awards given. 

How to apply: Download the application form. For more information see the call details


Open call - no deadline. Please allow 5 working days for law faculty review of proposal and for assistance with budget.

For more information please visit the Research Services website