Strategic Priorities Fund
The Met Office is working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) councils to deliver three programmes funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund.
There is currently an open funding opportunity for the ExCALIBUR programme. Please visit our Opportunities page for details.
The Strategic Priorities Fund is being delivered by UKRI and the Met Office is working in partnership on three programmes supported by the fund.
We are jointly leading two of the programmes with NERC and will be working in partnership with a wide range of organisations. The UK Climate Resilience programme aims to tackle the impacts of climate change on our towns and cities and the countryside. The Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme is tackling the impacts of air quality on health. The work of these programmes will bring together a broad range of research disciplines to drive an increase in high quality multi- and interdisciplinary research and innovation.
The ExCALIBUR programme is being jointly led by the Met Office and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), again working in partnership with other organisations. The programme aims to redesign high priority simulation codes and algorithms to fully harness the power of future supercomputers, keeping UK research and development at the forefront of high-performance simulation science.
Open and competitive calls will be run for all three programmes and more information on each programme can be found on the pages below.