Sustainable Society Network+ – Second Call for Pilot Studies

By Mar.10, 2014

Funding opportunity


Second Call for Pilot Studies


Sustainable Society Network+


12th April 2014


Up to £50,000


The Sustainable Society Network+ (SSN+) is investigating the role of digital technologies in creating sustainable societies and ensuring the sustainable use of the technologies themselves in society. These societies move towards the “triple bottom line” – promoting economic development, environmental stewardship, and social equity in our world.

Applications are invited for pilot studies will be no longer than 6 months in duration and are designed to test new ideas or create novel linkages between research areas in line with the Network’s theme of digital technology and sustainable societies.

Applications are encouraged on the following topics but are not limited to:

  • Retail
  • Food Networks
  • Utilities Networks
  • Transport
  • Public Governance
  • Flooding
  • The Quantified Self
  • “Big” Climate Data
  • Planetary resource boundaries
  • Rural community development


Up to 6 months


Standard EPSRC eligibility criteria apply