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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.

Scott McGee

Welcome back to our new look blog everyone! Let us know what you think. Feel free to email one of the team!

Scott McGee

Just a quick note to let you all know that the blog will down for a few hours tomorrow while we do a little bit of work on it. We will be putting  it back up sometime in the afternoon with a slick new look, and we look forward to you all seeing it!

AHRC Delivery plan for 2015-16

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  The Arts and Humanities Research Council has published its Delivery Plan 2015-2016, which provides a high-level overview of their plan for the next two years. It also sets out the principles, priorities and approaches that will be used to achieve this plan.  The key objectives for 2015-16 follow from the central elements  set out…