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Fast Track to Innovation – Horizon 2020 Pilot Funding


The European Commission will launch a new “Fast Track to Innovation” (FTI) pilot scheme in Horizon 2020. This will be a new activity for 2015-16 which aims to nurture trans-disciplinary and cross-sectoral cooperation to promote close-to-the-market innovation activities. The aim is to: reduce time from idea to market, stimulate the participation of first-time applicants to EU research…

H2020 info and brokerage event on Key Enabling Technologies


As the 2015 calls for proposals under Horizon 2020 are launched or preparing to be launched, the European Commission organises a range of information days for prospective applicants to learn about the priorities for the calls and to meet potential consortia partners. The latest event we’ve heard about is on Key Enabling Technologies (NMBP) and it will…

Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials


The  European Commision is holding an Information Day in Brussels on Monday 17th November for anyone interested in applying to the 2015 calls under Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials. The event will present the calls under Societal Challenge 5 and give some guidance on the preparation and application procedures.…

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.


AHRC Event for Early Career Researchers and Peer Review College Members


The Arts and Humanities Research Council are offering an upcoming event for ECR’s and Peer Review College members working in Language and Linguistics subject areas. The purpose of this event is to discuss peer review and wider developments in the Languages and Linguistics subject area. It presents an opportunity for Early Career Researchers to contribute…

Alona Welby

As part of the HR staff researcher development programme, we are running a bite-size session on Friday 26th September for ECRs. It will give early career researchers and academic staff who are in the early stages of a research career an overview of the  research support available here at Northumbria. It will introduce key contacts in Research and Business Services and the Library Research Support team and will give an overview of some of the sources of research funding for ECRs and how to find them. There will also be information available on the Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum. The session will be held from 12-1. Sign up through the HR research development page.



Alona Welby

If you are new to Northumbria or new to a research career at Northumbria, come along to a lunchtime workshop on Thursday this week from 12-1 to meet some of the research support contacts and learn about how they can support you. “An Introduction to Research Support at Northumbria” will be led by Research and Business Services and the Library Research Support team. As well as meeting key contacts, attendees will also gain an overview of the types of support available.

This workshop is aimed at academic staff who are new to Northumbria or new to research. To reserve a place, please click on the “Book a Place” box on the HR Researcher Development Programme page.