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EPSRC Sandpit: New Industrial Systems

A day at BCIT aerospace technology campus by Mike CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

EPSRC is running an Ideas Factory Sandpit on New Industrial Systems in May 2017. The deadline for expressions of interest is 2nd March 2017. New Industrial Systems Sandpit What’s the theme? The sandpit seeks to address the challenge of competitiveness in the future UK economy by focusing on manufacturing technologies and trends. Four research visions have…

RAEng: Industry Academia Partnership Programme – accepting proposals

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Royal Academy of Engineering’s Industry Academia Partnership Programme (IAPP) provides grant funding to support Newton Fund Partner Country Universities. There are currently two programmes accepting proposals: Industry Academia Partnership Programme – China This programme aims to support Chinese universities in improving their engineering research and innovation output through strengthening industry linkages – specifically with SMEs…

L’Oréal fellowships for women in science, deadline 25 Jan 2017

L’Oréal UK and Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society, invite applications for the L’Oréal UK and Ireland fellowships for women in science. These promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing their research careers in the UK or Ireland…

EPSRC Future Photonics Hub Innovation Fund 2016

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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…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund- what we know so far…

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The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.…

Engineering a better world – 13th & 14th September 2016

Engineering a better world

Royal Academy of Engineering is hosting an event on 13th and 14th of September 2016, Engineering a Better World, which will bring together over 400 engineering leaders, international development practitioners and policy makers, industry stakeholders, government officials and engineers from the developing world to highlight the vital contribution that engineers make to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and…