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Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 7th October 2013

7 October 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

  • EPSRC – Research Challenges in Carbon Capture for CCS. A total budget of £4m is available to fund up to 4 projects covering challenges in carbon capture from power plants, each lasting up to 4 years. Closing Date: 30th January 2014 (registration required by 29th November 2013).
  • British Academy – Competition Timetables for 2013-14. Details of timetables/deadlines for various current and forthcoming British Academy grant schemes.
  • Royal Society – Brian Mercer Feasibility Award. Up to £30,000 over 12 months available for projects investigating the feasibility of commercialising an aspect of a scientist’s work. Closing Date: None.
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Project Grants. Up to £15,000 available for projects lasing up to 12 months. Closing Date: 1st November 2013.
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Research Grants. Up to £50,000 available for projects lasting up to 12 months. Closing Date: 1st November 2013.
  • Core: The Digestive Disorders Foundation – Amelie Waring Fellowship. One fellowship worth £180,000 over 3 years is available for work in any aspect of pancreatic inflammation or injury. Closing Date: 13 December 2013.
  • Core: The Digestive Disorders Foundation – Derek Butler Trust Fellowship. One fellowship worth £210,000 over 3 years is available for work in the field of diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including cancer. Closing Date: 13th December 2013.
  • Dimbleby Cancer Care – Research Fund. Funds available for projects focussing on care and support needs of patients, their families and carers. Closing Date: 22nd November 2013.
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    Royal Society – Brian Mercer Feasibility Award

    4 October 2013

    Title

    Brian Mercer Feasibility Award

    Funder

    The Royal Society

    Deadline

    None

    Value

    Up to £30,000

    Aim

    The scheme is for scientists who wish to investigate the feasibility of commercialising an aspect of their research, possibly in conjunction with a third party.

    Length

    Up to 12 months

    Eligibility

    Applicants must have a PhD and hold substantive post in a UK university which will last at least the duration of the project. Applications from individuals or groups who already have established contacts with industrial or commercial collaborators are particularly encouraged.

    Details

    http://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/brian-mercer-feasibility/