Monthly Archives: March 2011

Technology Strategy Board – Nutrition for Life

The Technology Strategy Board, together with BBSRC, the EPSRC and the Medical Research Council MRC is to invest up to £6.25 million to stimulate innovation in the food and drink sector
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Technology Strategy Board – Batteries for Low and Ultra Low Carbon Vehicles: Recycling and Re-Use

The Technology Strategy Board is launching a £500k competition to support feasibility studies relating to the recycling and re-use of batteries used for propulsion in low and ultra low carbon vehicles. This competition is being run under the Low Carbon …
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Technology Strategy Board SBRI: have I got ‘views’ for you?

The Technology Strategy Board and the Innovative Science and Technology in Counter Terrorism department invite applications for their small business research initiative: have I got ‘views’ for you? The aim of this call is to stimulate the development of innovative …
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Wellcome Trust – Intermediate fellowships for researchers in India

The Wellcome Trust invites proposals for its intermediate fellowships for researchers in India. This scheme supports scientists who wish to undertake high-quality research and to establish themselves as independent researchers in an academic institution in India.  Applicants should have between …
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Defra -Biodiversity research and evidence programme

Defra invites expressions of interests for its biodiversity research and evidence programme. Tenders may submitted for one or more of the following lots: •CTE 1106 impacts of street lighting on biodiversity; •CTE 1107 impacts of energy policy on biodiversity; •CTE …
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council – Software development for grand challenges in the chemical sciences: call for expressions of interest to attend a joint workshop

The EPSRC and the National Science Foundation invite expressions of interest to attend a joint workshop on software development for grand challenges in the chemical sciences. The aim of the workshop is to bring together leading software developers, physical scientists, …
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European Commission announced & forthcoming calls for proposals

The European Commission has released details of several calls for proposals across several programmes: 1.    The 2011 call has been announced for the Advanced Research and Technology for Embedded Intelligence and Systems (ARTEMIS) Joint Technology Initiative (JTI).  Topic areas include embedded …
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British Academy – Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust Fund

The British Academy invites applications for funding from the Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust, to support travel costs relating to a research project in the humanities or social sciences. Awards are particularly aimed at recent postdoctoral scholars. Grants will normally …
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Wellcome Trust & Dept. of Health – Health Innovation Challenge Fund

The Health Innovation Challenge Fund (HICF) is a £100 million, five-year funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health.  The aim is to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions, and facilitate their development …
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Technology Strategy Board – Collaboration across Digital Industries

As part of its £18m Collaboration across Digital Industries initiative, the Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £5.8m in research that will help to create sustainable digital value chains.  The investment is intended to support companies that address …
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