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Sam King

Latest Events from NHS and NIHR

NIHR i4i Mental Health Challenge Awards reopen
Following a successful 2017 competition, the NIHR i4i Mental Health Challenge Awards will re-launch on 1 Feb at the 2018 MQ Mental Health Science Meeting. Find out more about the event and the Challenge.

NHS Digital Innovation Workshop
As part of the Research Advisory Group, NHS Digital is hosting an Innovation Workshop on Thursday 25 January 2018. Read more


Horizon 2020 New Societal Challenges calls published

With thanks to UKRO for their summaries, the European Commission has published a raft of new Horizon 2020 calls for proposals for the period 2018-2020. This will include a number of Societal Challenges calls which are listed below. For further information click the links to the full call information on the H2020 Participant Portal. Northumbria staff who…

UK Research & Innovation Launch – Video

Yesterday the Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir Mark Walport, set out his vision for the new organisation which will formally begin operations in April 2018. Jo Johnson, MP, the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation also spoke. You can view the full live stream of the event here:


Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call overview, UK National Contact Point, 12 Dec, 2pm, Newcastle University

If you are interested in finding out more about the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call which opens in early December,  Dr Katie Ward, UK H2020 National Contact Point, will be giving an overview of the call at Newcastle University’s Institute of Genetic Medicine on 12 December at 14.00. For more information on how to register,…

Innovate UK – Current Funding Opportunities

If you want to develop an innovative product or service, you may be able to apply for funding. Here is a summary of some of Innovate UK’s current funding opportunities: Synthetic biology for transparent materials The Centre for Defence Enterprise is to invest up to £750,000 to investigate how synthetic biology can provide transparent materials…

Innovate UK – Technology Solutions for Society in India – Innovation Call

Innovate UK is investing up to £1.6 million for projects that use cutting-edge solutions to enhance healthcare, clean technology and infrastructure in India. Projects must provide solutions to enhance healthcare, clean technology and infrastructure in India. The aim is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and India. Innovate UK and the Indian government are…