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Other Opportunities

Technology solutions for society in India

Innovate UK, GB

This aims to fund collaborative technological solutions that address clean technology, affordable healthcare or use of electronic system design and manufacture technologies to provide solutions to particular societal challenges. The total budget is worth up to £1.6 million and projects are worth £350,000 to £450,000.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 15 Feb 17

Urban innovation in Brazil

Innovate UK, GB

This aims to boost economic development, and have a positive social or environmental effect on the wider Brazilian society. The total budget is worth £2.4 million. Projects are expected to range in size between £200,000 and £500,000, giving rise to a total UK grant of approximately £350,000, and last from 12 to 24 months.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 26 Apr 17

APEX awards

British Academy, GB

These offer established independent researchers, with a strong track record in their respective area, an opportunity to pursue genuine interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research to benefit wider society. Each award is worth up to £100,000 to fund staff costs of which no more than 25 per cent may be used for associated research costs, including consumables, equipment, and collaborative travel expenses. Funding covers the costs of a teaching replacement to relieve the applicant or collaborator from some of their teaching and administrative duties. Grants can be held for up to two years.

Maximum award: £100,000

Closing date: 13 Jan 17

Urban innovation in Brazil

Innovate UK, GB

This aims to boost economic development, and have a positive social or environmental effect on the wider Brazilian society. The total budget is worth £2.4 million. Projects are expected to range in size between £200,000 and £500,000, giving rise to a total UK grant of approximately £350,000, and last from 12 to 24 months.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 26 Apr 17

EPSRC centre for doctoral training in emergent macromolecular therapies

University of London, GB

This aims to develop new and improved processes for the next generation of biopharmaceuticals. Seven studentships are available per year, for a duration of four years.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 16 Dec 16 (recurring)

Antimicrobial resistance in the real world – the indoor and built environment

Arts and Humanities Research Council, GB

These support projects that increase understanding of the role that human and animal interactions with, and within, the indoor and built environment play in contributing to, or preventing, the evolution of AMR, and the potential for culturally informed, creative and design-led approaches to address the challenges of AMR in indoor and built environments. Grants are worth up to £250,000 over three years.

Maximum award: £250,000

Closing date: 28 Feb 17

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