Monthly Archives: February 2011

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) – Building evidence on high-growth firms, firm dynamics and productivity growth

NESTA has issued a call for proposals for building evidence on high-growth firms, firm dynamics and productivity growth. This aims to increase the publicly available evidence on high-growth firms in the UK, its characteristics and their impact on the UK …
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National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) – Compendium of evidence on the effectiveness of innovation policy interventions

NESTA has issued a call for proposals for the creation of a compendium of evidence on the effectiveness of innovation policy interventions. This will award grant funding for one or two projects to collate, analyse and synthesise evidence of the …
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British Academy/Royal Society – Newton International Fellowships

A new round of Newton International Fellowships – an initiative to fund research collaborations and improve links between UK and overseas researchers – has now opened.  The Newton International Fellowships aim to attract the most promising early-career post-doctoral researchers from …
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Technology Strategy Board – Plain sailing: easy, navigable and personalisable access to digital information

The Technology Strategy Board, together with the Joint Information Systems Committee TechDis, and supported by BIS, is inviting applications for its plain sailing: easy, navigable and personalisable access to digital information competition. The aim of this competition is to ensure …
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Heart Research UK – Scientific foundation board grants

The Royal College of General Practitioners invites applications for its scientific foundation board grants. These support primary care research studies, particularly where they also increase research skills in general practice. This year, SFB has entered into partnership arrangements with Heart …
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AXA Research Fund – Call for projects

The AXA Research Fund supports projects which are carried out either by individual researchers or by individual research teams headed by a single principal investigator. The project must be carried out within 5 years maximum. There is no restriction on …
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Technology Strategy Board – New MOD SBRI Competition: IED Threat Awareness

The Ministry of Defence’s Centre for Defence Enterprise, in conjunction with the MOD Counter Terrorism Science and Technology Centre, is seeking new and innovative ways to increase the ability of soldiers on foot to identify the cues associated with local …
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Department of Health including NIHR – Research for patient benefit programme

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites proposals under its research for patient benefit programme. The scheme aims to provide high quality research that will be of direct benefit to users of the NHS in England. RFPB …
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Gulf Research Meeting 2011

The Gulf Research Center is pleased to announce that the 2011 Gulf Research Meeting will be held from 6-9 July 2011 at the University of Cambridge. Building on the success of the 2010 GRM, the 2nd annual Gulf Research Meeting …
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Wellcome Trust – Engaging science: arts awards, large projects

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for large projects that engage the public with biomedical science through the arts. The scheme aims to: stimulate interest and debate about biomedical science through the arts; examine the social, cultural and ethical impact of …
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