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Launching this autumn, fund scientific research as you spend.
Everyone with a Science Card account can change the way we support scientific research.
Mastercard® debit card, in your wallet, on your phone, on your watch.
Science Card app to manage your money.
Domestic and international payments, plus instant payments to other Science Card customers
Smart vaults to set money aside for life’s purchases, large and small
Accounts in British pounds (coming soon, USD and EUR for Fusion customers)
Industry-leading security features to protect your account, your personal data and your card
Immersive data on your spending habits
Coming soon: cashback offers on day-to-day spending
Fusion customers can connect with the scientific research community through the Science Card app
How you can advance scientific research with your current account
Review the research projects seeking funding in the Science Card app
Choose projects that matter to you and decide how to support them
Track the progress of your chosen research projects towards their funding targets
Read reports of how your projects are progressing once funded
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Accounts with real impact
Support scientific research with your spending
Make financial contributions to research projects of your choice
Actively engage in funding scientific research
Coming soon: benefit from the IP of the projects you sponsor
Frequently asked questions
What is Science Card?
Science Card is an e-money current account that allows you to contribute to scientific research projects in areas like climate change, healthcare, and computing through your everyday spending. It's free to open an account, and you can start making a difference today.
How can I open an account with Science Card?
To open an account with Science Card, follow these simple steps using our mobile app:
Download the Science Card App: Start by downloading our mobile app on your Android device or iPhone. You can find the app on the Google Play Store here and on the Apple App Store here.
Provide Information: After downloading the app, open it and follow the on-screen instructions. You'll need to enter the following information:
Your full name
Choose a PIN code
Verify Your Identity: As part of our security measures, we require you to verify your identity. You'll be prompted to upload an identity document, such as your passport, and to take a selfie.
Account Review Update:
Once you've completed the steps above, our team will review your information. We aim to approve your account within a few minutes. However, it's important to note that while we strive to facilitate account approval for eligible applicants, all accounts are approved subject to our account conditions, opening criteria, and rules. In certain cases, if any details are missing or require clarification, we'll reach out to you for further information.
With these simple steps, you'll be ready to propel innovation and scientific progress with Science Card. If you have any questions or encounter any issues during the process, feel free to contact our support team for assistance.
Are there any age restrictions to open a Science Card account?
Science Card is available to people who are 18 years old and above.
Is Science Card available to non-UK residents?
Currently, Science Card is available for UK residents. We are working on expanding to other countries to empower more people to contribute to scientific advancements. If you would like us to let you know when Science Card is available in your country, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When will Science Card's e-money current accounts be available?
Science Card is excited to announce that our e-money current accounts will be launching this autumn. Be one of the first in line to open an account and enjoy all the benefits it offers by signing up to our waitlist now. As a waitlist member, you will have early access to Science Card's accounts.
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