Tag Archive: collaboration

Apr 23

TSB – £2.75 million available for Collaborative Feasibility Studies

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The Technology Strategy Board, Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are to invest up to £2.75m in collaborative feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four technology areas that will enable and underpin UK growth: advanced materials biosciences; electronics, sensors and photonics information and communications technology (ICT) This competition opens on …

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Apr 15

Leverhulme Visiting Professorships 2014 closing soon

  The 2014 call from the Leverhulme Trust for Visiting Professorships will be closing next month on the 8th of May. These grants allow for distinguished Professors from non-UK institutions to visit a host University for between 3 and 12 months. The over-riding criteria for selection are: •the academic standing and achievements of the visitors …

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Mar 14

MSCA Individual Fellowships call open

Under Horizon 2020, the 2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships call has been published with a deadline of 11th September. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities for academics to develop their knowledge and skills through international and intersectoral mobility. European Fellowships are held in EU Member States or Associated Countries and are open to researchers currently within and outside Europe. …

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Status update

The ESRC research seminar series call has launched, with a closing date of 28 January. 50 grants of up to £30 ooo will be awarded to deliver at least 3 seminars per year to multi-disciplinary, cross-sectoral groups. Contact the Research Funding and Policy Managers for asupport application and to see examples of previous, successful applications.

Dec 12

A look at the first Horizon 2020 funding opportunities

Now we have recovered from the excitement of the Horizon 2020 calls being published yesterday, we have had a further look at the funding available. There are calls across the full spectrum of the programme, including all of the Societal Challenges and the European Research Council starter and consolidator grants open to any discipline. The …

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Mar 28

UK- India Education and Research Initiative – Call for Proposals


UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) started in April 2006 with the aim of enhancing educational links between India and the UK. UKIERI has been recognised as a key multi stakeholder programme that has strengthened the educational relations between the two countries and been successful in covering all segments of the education sector. UKIERI is …

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Feb 17

AHRC Announce Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships

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AHRC has recently announced the outcome of its first collaborative doctoral partnerships (CDP) competition. Twelve organisations and consortia with a strong track record in running Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDAs – joint PhDs between arts, culture and heritage organisations and HEIs) have been successful in this round of funding. In total 55 CDAs per year will be distributed across …

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Dec 05

Research Councils and TSB collaborate to inspire design freedom in 3D printing

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3D Printing, or to give it its slightly less memorable moniker “additive manufacturing”, has been hailed as a revolutionary and game-changing tool for design and manufacturing. Although it is already well established, market uptake has been slow. The UK’s Technology Strategy Board is now collaborating with AHRC, EPSRC, and ESRC to fund business-led industrial research …

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Oct 03

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards

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The AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme (also known as CASE awards) provides support for doctoral students to carry out a research project run in conjunction with a non-academic organisation. The award provides standard RCUK fees and maintenance allowance for a doctoral student and must be run as a collaboration which allows the student to develop …

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Sep 07

Research for the Benefit of SMEs – Project Workshop 17th September

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Your research could meet the needs of SMEs Research for the Benefit of SMEs is a European funding programme with a budget of €250M which supports research and technological development to meet the needs of SMEs across Europe. This is done by subcontracting research and development activities to RTD performers (e.g. universities). It is a “bottom up” …

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