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UK Government guarantees continuation of funding for EU funded projects post-Brexit


The Treasury has released a statement guaranteeing the continuation of funding for currently running EU funded projects until their completion, post Brexit. This statement covers Horizon 2020, the European Structural and Investment Funds, and a number of other schemes. The statement says “in the short term, I can confirm that the Treasury will give an assurance that all…

H2020 Innovative Training Networks info events in Sept and Oct

As National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO is holding two info events on the current Innovative Training Networks call. This call will open on 15 September and will close on 10 January. The events will be held on 26 September at the University of Manchester and 12 October at the University of West London.…

David Young

The British Council has recently announced funding opportunities for UK-Gulf country (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) institutional links around various research areas, including energy, cybersecurity, water, food and nutrition. Grants range from £50k – £400k for up to two years, starting in Spring 2017. The funding can be used to establish new links or develop existing links between research groups, departments or institutions, with potential for longer term sustainability. The deadline has recently been extended to October 7th.


Alona Welby

Net4Society, the Network of National Contact Points for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”, has recorded a webinar on impact in Societal Challenge 6 projects, focusing on how the impact of proposals is assessed by evaluators. It is an hour long but worth a watch if you are developing an application to this Societal Challenge or have a H2020 project proposal with a significant Social Sciences and Humanities element.


European Research Council calls 2017


The European Research Council has launched the 2017 Starting Grants call today. The deadline is 18 October. Starting Grants are for talented researchers with 2-7 years of post-PhD experience and strong track records. Attractive long-term funding of up to € 1.5 million is available for projects of up to 5 years duration. The Consolidator Grants call (for…

Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grant 2016

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The Department for Transport has today launched a new round of three calls which “provides seed funding to early-stage science, engineering or technology innovations that have the potential to advance the UK’s transport system.” T-TRIG (Transport Technology Research and Innovation Grants) are available to companies or academic organisations and come in three flavours: An open call…

H2020 Innovative Training Networks info event, Manchester, 16 September 2016

As UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), UKRO is holding an information event for those interested in applying to the 2017 MSCA Innovative Training Networks call, which has a deadline of 10 January 2017. The event will be held from 10.30 – 16.00 on Friday 16 September at the University of Manchester.…