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Innovation Projects open call

Closing date: 26 Sep
2018

20 Jun 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to the Innovation Projects open call to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research council funded research and which translates them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit.

Follow-on Fund

Closing date: 19 Sep
2018

20 Jun 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to the Innovation Follow-on Fund call, a 'proof of concept' fund to support the commercialisation of ideas arising from NERC or other research council funded research.

Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System - Announcement of awards

20 Jun 2018

NERC and the Economic & Social Research Council are pleased to announce the outcomes of the Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes programme call for proposals.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK-Argentina AMR partnership building workshop

Closing date: 16 Jul
2018

20 Jun 2018

Ahead of a planned UK-Argentina joint call for collaborative research proposals focusing on antimicrobial resistance in the environment, opening in October 2018, BBSRC and NERC are inviting expressions of interest to attend a partnering workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 10-14 September 2018.

Announcement of Opportunity: Towards a Sustainable Earth - Human-Environment Interactions & the Sustainable Development Goals

Closing date: 14 Aug
2018

14 Jun 2018

The funding partners in TaSE invite proposals to this first call under the TaSE initiative, which aims to significantly improve our understanding of the complex interactions between people and the environment required to make progress in achieving the United Nations Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals).

Accelerating CCUS Technologies (ACT)

Closing date: 12 Sep
2018

8 Jun 2018

NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council and the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy are pleased to announce the UK's participation in a new Accelerating CCUS Technologies call to facilitate the emergence of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in the energy and industrial sectors.

Announcement of Opportunity: Peruvian Glacial Retreat and its Impact on Water Security & Resilience to Natural Hazards

Closing date: 9 Aug
2018

4 Jun 2018

Proposals are invited for a new collaborative research programme between NERC and the National Council for Science, Technology & Technological Innovation, which aims to provide an improved understanding of the rate of glacial retreat in Peru and the impact of this on water security and natural hazards.

Strength in Places Fund call

Closing date: 25 Jul
2018

31 May 2018

UK Research & Innovation's Strength in Places Fund is an ambitious scheme that will help areas of lower economic activity benefit from the world-class research and innovation capability spread across the UK.

Developing a large-scale water simulator for the UK: NERC and STFC seek water sector views

Closing date: 24 Jun
2018

25 May 2018

NERC and the Science & Technology Facilities Council are jointly investigating the viability of developing a large scale water simulator in the UK.

Data Tree data management training workshops

22 May 2018

Data Tree is a new free online self-paced course, funded by NERC. PhD students and early career researchers are invited to a series of five regional workshops in June and July to give a face-to-face taste of this exciting online data training course.