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Alona Welby

Come along to the first ECR Forum of this academic year. It is open to anyone at Northumbria in the the early stages of a research career. The Forum will be a very informal drinks reception and an opportunity to meet the ECR working group and hear more about plans for ECR activities and support for this year. We hope to see you from 4-6pm in the Great Hall in the Sutherland Building on Wednesday 15th October. Please let Kerri Jude know if you plan to attend.

Alona Welby

Save the date! The next meeting of the Northumbria ECR Forum will be on the 15 October from 4-6pm in the Great Hall of the Sutherland Building on City Campus. This will be the first meeting this academic year and will be a chance for an informal meet-up, networking and a drink or two. More details will be posted on the blog next week.

Alona Welby

A workshop will be held on US Research Funding Opportunities for EU Researchers will be held on 27 October in Brussels. The aim is to promote US federal research funding opportunities to European researchers, strengthening European institutions’ expertise in applying for and managing US research funds, and to provide case studies of research collaboration between US and European organisations. Participation is free. The deadline for registration is 17 Oct.


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.

EEN Horizon 2020 ICT Information Day on 3rd July


Enterprise Europe Network, the Technology Strategy Board and the National Contact Point for ICT are delivering two half day events on ICT in Horizon 2020. The ICT theme covers a wide range of topics, including digital, communications, healthcare applications, electronics and others. The events are aimed at companies, research organisations and academics who are either looking for funding…

EOI’s from NU Staff for AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards invited

Handshake 52-365 by Julia Taylor CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme that will be closing on 9th July. These awards encourage and develop collaboration between HEI’s and non-HEI organisations and businesses through joint supervision of a PhD student working on a project beneficial to both parties. The award funding covers full fees and stipend for the student. AHRC would also normally…

David Young

“ICT & Art Connect sets out to bring together artists and technologists to explore new ways of working. Collaborative acts of co-creation, together with an open and multidisciplinary discussion will foster the blending of Art and Technology.” The final project event takes place 11th-12th May 2014 in Brussels. For further programme details and to register, check the FET-ART project website.

TSB – £2.75 million available for Collaborative Feasibility Studies

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…