EPSRC – Bright IDEAS Awards: Ground, Structural and Water Engineering

By Mar.07, 2014

Funding opportunity

Title

Bright IDEAS Awards: Ground, Structural and Water Engineering

Funder

EPSRC

Deadline

15th April 2014

Value

Up to £250,000

Aim

Applications are invited for Bright IDEAS Awards in the areas of (i) Ground & Structural Engineering and (ii) Water Engineering, to support exceptionally pioneering and potentially transformative research projects. This initiative will look to support research projects that have the potential to profoundly impact and/or transform a broad area of research. A high degree of risk in these applications is expected and welcomed. The focus of this call is on an individual with a bright idea.

This call will follow a non-standard format for submissions and assessment: 

Stage 1: Pre-Pitch Applications – No more than 2 sides of A4

Stage 2: The Pitch – Shortlisted applicants will be invited to pitch their idea to a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style panel, followed by a Q&A session.

Length

Up to 2 years

Eligibility

Applications are limited to a single applicant only; collaborations are not allowed. Applications that include industrial collaborators are not permitted.

Details

http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/2014/Pages/bigpitch.aspx