The UK Research Partnership Investment Fund is designed to support investment in higher education research facilities. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is 15 April 2016.
The fund has four main objectives. These are to:
- enhance the research facilities of higher education institutions (HEIs) undertaking world-leading research
- encourage strategic partnerships between HEIs and other organisations active in research
- stimulate additional investment in HE research
- strengthen the contribution of the research base to economic growth.
The fund supports large-scale projects that can also attract private investment.