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ISBE Research and Knowledge Exchange Fund Call for Applications 2015


The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Research and Knowledge Exchange Fund has launched its 2015 call for applications. The fund is an initiative supported by the ESRC, Lloyds Banking Group, the Federation of Small Business (FSB) and the British Academy of Management (BAM). It is administered through ISBE and aims to encourage and support research activities from…

Alona Welby

UKRO flagged up a useful little brochure from PwC and Technopolis Group on how to successfully manage a Horizon 2020 funded project.​ It includes ten tips for excellent research management which are also worth thinking about and addressing when preparing a bid. The management and implementation of bids is one of the Horizon 2020 evaluation criteria, alongside excellence and impact. The brochure can be found on the European Commission’s DG RTD website.



Alona Welby

We’re holding our next research funding drop-in for the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 24 June 1.30-3.00pm. Louise Wyers (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I (Research Funding and Policy Manager) will be available in the CCE1 staff room on the ground floor to discuss draft research proposals or any ideas for future funding opportunities. You don’t need an appointment but if you’d like to reserve a specific time slot, please email me in advance.


Horizon 2020: Info week on Societal Challenge 2


There will be an “info-week” in Brussels on the 24th – 27th November focusing on the topics covered in the new Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-17 for Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, maritime and maritime inland water research and bio-economy. It will include a variety of events include workshops and a brokerage event for…