EPSRC has recently announced a call for research projects which add value to and support the objectives of the Future Photonics Hub: http://www.zeplerinstitute.ac.uk/events/innovationfund
Up to £250K is available which may be split among several proposals or awarded to a single proposal. Funding is based on usual EPSRC rules of 80% FEC. Proposal is via a two page application emails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The priority areas for the hub are:
- High-performance silica optical fibres
- Light generation and delivery
- Silicon Photonics
- Large-scale manufacture of metamaterials and 2D materials
Please contact your Faculty Research Funding and Policy Manager if you are interested in applying.