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“Europe in a Changing World” Societal Challenge update

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The revised 2015 work programme for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” is now available. Although social sciences and humanities research is meant to be “mainstreamed” in Horizon 2020, this is the part of the programme where there is most obvious scope for SSH involvement. The new…

Alona Welby

A new Horizon 2020 pilot programme has been launched. The Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) programme will fund close to market, business driven projects in any area included in Horizon 2020. Consortia must have between 3-5 members established in at least three countries. High impact proposals will receive funding of 1-2 million euro. A call for proposals will open in January 2015 with three cut-off dates in 2015-16.

Alona Welby

The EC has announced five inducement prizes in the areas of health, ICT and environment. These are funded through Horizon 2020 and aim to deliver breakthrough solutions to problems of societal interest in Europe. Each competition will open at the beginning of 2015.

Alona Welby

If you are interested in applying for ERC funding next academic year, take a look at the newly-published workprogramme for 2015. This details the calls, deadlines and funding available as well as the expected applicant profile for each of the grants available.

Sam King

Whether you are a member of the public, a health or public health service professional, or policy maker, NIHR invite you to let them know what ideas you would like them to consider for research, suggestions around maternal, neonatal and child health issues particularly welcomed. http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/identifying-research/make-a-suggestion

An integrated future for cities: TSB call

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The Technology Strategy Board have recently released a call under their SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) scheme on “an integrated future for cities“. Up to £2M is available over 3 years for projects which will develop prototypes and demonstrators which link up different kinds of city models, both “hard” (e.g. transport, buildings, water) and “soft” (health,…

David Young

EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board are inviting proposals for High Value Manufacturing Catapult fellowships. Fellowships will enable academic staff to spend six-month research visits, spread over one to four years, in one or more of the HVM Catapult centres. The projects must be aligned to work previously funded by EPSRC. Applicants should have a track record of EPSRC-funded research and strong awareness of the international context of their research. Deadline: 29th August.

 

Alona Welby

There will be a webinar on the European Commission’s Health programme, the funding priorities for 2014 priorities and how to apply. It will take place on Wednesday 30 July 2014 from 2.00pm – 3.30pm. You can register through the link.

 

Paul Mellon Centre- grants for Artists, Art Historians and Architects

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The Paul Mellon Centre for British Art are inviting applications to their grants schemes. Awards are available to support a wide range of activities relating to British Art and Architecture. Grants are available to support research, enable publications, curation, travel to conferences, and hosting seminars. Deadline for applications is 15th September 2014, and more information…