The 2020 ERC Starting Grants and Synergy Grants are accepting applications. The European Research Council (ERC) aims to provide long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams in their pursuit of ground-breaking, high-gain/high-risk research. ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators (PIs) at the career stage when they are starting …

by Heather Smith

Planned opening date:   12 September 2019 Deadline:   14 January 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Objective: The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers, able to face current and future challenges and to convert knowledge and ideas into products and services for economic and social benefit. ITN will raise …

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Call budget: € 20 million Funding level: 100% of eligible costs Open date: 3 June 2019, 00:00 Close date: 7 November 2019, 17:00 Description BackgroundThere is an urgent need for new or improved products for tackling poverty-related diseases (PRDs). Late phase clinical trials (Phase III/IV) are at a critical juncture between clinical development and market authorisation by …

by Heather Smith

Call budget: € 18 million Funding level: 100% of eligible costs Open date: 3 June 2019, 00:00 Close date: 7 November 2019, 17:00 Description BackgroundAntimicrobials are designed to kill or stop the growth of disease-causing pathogens, but many of them have become increasingly ineffective due to emerging resistance by the targeted bacteria, viruses, protozoa or fungi. Selection …

by Heather Smith

Changing times require an innovative approach to business growth, problem solving and supply chain development Companies that work together to address these issues can often be more successful and profitable. The Collaborative Growth Programme is now offering 100 per cent funding up to £25,000 to SME-led networks requiring facilitation support to scope out innovative collaborative …

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Future Leaders Fellowships allow early career researchers and innovators from eligible UK businesses to develop their leadership potential through challenging innovation or research projects: Funding of up to £1.2 million over a four year period, but with considerable flexibility available. Funding will be provided in line with prevailing state aid guidelines. The ability to attract …

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Up to £20 million is available for multidisciplinary consortia to develop and evaluate integrated diagnostic solutions for early detection and diagnosis. This includes funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). Competition opens: Monday 22 July 2019 Competition closes: Wednesday 25 September 2019 12:00pm Description The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) has a programme in data to …

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UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £3.7 million for research and development projects to improve manufacturing of advanced therapies. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Competition opens: Tuesday 27 August 2019 Competition closes: Wednesday 25 September 2019 12:00pm Description Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest …

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The UK Space Agency invites proposals to develop capability for the Welsh Public Sector by providing funding for satellite enabled technology and applications to support remote healthcare services in rural Welsh communities. 1. INTRODUCTION This Open Call aims to develop capability for the Welsh Public Sector by providing funding for satellite enabled technology and applications …

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MISSIONS FOR STARTUPS AND SCALEUPS With Soft-Landing Missions, startups and scaleups have the chance to dive into a 1-week experience in a foreign ecosystem to help them grow their business internationally. In the EU ecosystems, startups can extend their stay for up to 1-month and benefit from soft-landing and scaling support. MISSIONS FOR ECOSYSTEM BUILDERS …

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