1. First of all, please make yourself familiar with our Terms and Conditions. Then please sign and return the signature page (NBAF Signature form + T&C).

Applicants to the Pilot competition need to sign and send it to

2. if applying to the standard round, complete the application form: NBAF Application Form. (not applicable to NBAF 2016 Pilot competition)

3. Then, applicants wishing to access NBAF-Birmingham and NBAF-Sheffield need to complete an appendix (not applicable to NBAF 2016 Pilot competition):

NBAF-B Appendix

NBAF-S Appendix

No Appendix is required for NBAF Edinburgh and Liverpool nodes, but please attach the quote you will be given by the node with your application form.

4. Discuss your project with the Manager / Head of the relevant Facility node(s) BEFORE submitting the form (and appendix).

NERC-funded PIs: please complete the application form (disregard sections 8, 9 and 10) and appendix (NBAF-B and NBAF-S), and send us your case for support, justification of resources, as well as the initial quote from the node. More information for NERC-funded PIs.