The Science Card
Fusion account

Fund scientific research as you spend.

As a Science Card Fusion member, you could benefit from the projects you sponsor.

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Everyday banking

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 GBP, and coming soon, USD and EUR

Intelligent features

Opportunities to connect with the scientific research community through the Science Card app

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

Actively engage in funding scientific research and innovation and help address the biggest challenges facing society.

Actively engage in funding scientific research and innovation, and help address the biggest challenges facing society.

Coming soon: become a grant sponsor* of a research project through the app

Make one-off grants to research projects of your choice

Round up your everyday purchases and contribute to your preferred projects

Attend online and in-person events with project researchers and the Science Card team

* Please note that contributions are classified as grants, as scientific research often does not generate a return

How you can advance scientific research with your current account

1

Review the research projects seeking funding in the Science Card app.

2

Choose projects that matter to you and decide how to support them.

3

Track the progress of your chosen research projects towards their funding targets.

4

Read reports of how your projects are progressing once funded.

  • Coming soon: become a grant sponsor* of a research project through the app

  • Round up your everyday purchases and contribute to your preferred projects

  • Make one-off grants to research projects of your choice

  • Attend online and in-person events with project researchers and the Science Card team

    * Please note that contributions are classified as grants, as scientific research often does not generate a return.

How you can advance scientific research with your account

Join Science Card
Choose projects that matter
to you and decide how to
support them
Track the progress of your
chosen research projects
towards their funding targets
Review the research projects
seeking funding in the Science
Card app
Read reports of how your
projects are progressing
once funded

Some of the world-changing projects we’re funding

Open for funding
Neuromorphic imaging for levitated sensors
Dr James Millen
Computing
King's College London
Explore project
Coming Soon
Open for funding
Enhancing kidney transplant success: developing a precision test to assess kidney viability
Dr Emily Thompson
Healthcare
Newcastle University
Explore project
Coming Soon
Open for funding
Unlocking the secrets of neurodegenerative diseases
Prof Emad Moeendarbary
Healthcare
University College London
Explore project
Coming Soon
Open for funding
Unraveling the potential of fig latex in the battle against cervical cancer
Dr Hossein Ashrafi
Healthcare
Kingston University, London
Explore project
Coming Soon
Open for funding
Cold fusion technology
Dr John Herbert
UCL
Explore project
Coming Soon
Open for funding
Cold fusion technology
Dr John Herbert
UCL
Explore project
Coming Soon

Accounts with real impact

Standard account
Free

Support scientific research with your spending

Make financial countributions to research projects of your choice.

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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:

1. Download the Science Card app

Start by downloading our mobile app on your Android device or iPhone. You can find the app on Google Play and on the App Store.

2. Provide your information

After downloading the app, open it and follow the on-screen instructions. You'll need to provide the following information:

Your full name

Email address

Phone number

3. Verify your identity

As part of our security measures, we require you to verify your identity. You'll be prompted to upload proof of your identity, such as your passport, proof of your address, such as a bank statement, and to take a selfie.

Once you've completed these three steps 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.

Are there any age restrictions to open a Science Card account?

Science Card is available to UK residents 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 help@science-card.com

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