LAB282 welcomes ad hoc applications, as well as applications in response to specific calls that it may issue. Interested academics should first talk to both the LAB282 Expert in Residence (EIR) and a member of the Licensing and Ventures Group in Oxford University Innovation (OUI), the university’s technology transfer office, see contacts page.

How to Apply

Initial applications may be for Small Scale Awards (up to £50K to achieve basic proof of concept) or where appropriate, for Large Scale Awards (up to £250K and in exceptional cases, higher amounts). The forms for each type of award are accessible via (link) and (link) and should be submitted to the EIR following sign off by OUI.

Award applications will be reviewed quarterly by the LAB282 Joint Steering Committee, and Large Scale Awards will require an in-person pitch.

The LAB282 Joint Steering Committee meets in February, June, September and December.

The next Joint Steering Committee meeting will be held on 6th December, and the closing date for applications is 27th October 2017.