2017 NERC Industrial Strategy Training Courses

Supported through the National Productivity Investment Fund, NERC Industrial Strategy Training Courses provide NERC students and early career researchers with skills aligned with the Industrial Strategy to complement and enhance their training, and support the delivery of the Industrial Strategy.

Next funding opportunity

Call status: Closed

Announcement of Opportunity updated: Please note the Announcement of Opportunity document for this call was updated on 16 August 2017. Further information concerning these updates is available within the document itself.

NERC invites proposals for courses to deliver training in topics relevant to its remit and aligned with the objectives of the Industrial Strategy.

NERC already supports a broad range of excellent research and transferable skills training through its doctoral programmes and Advanced Training portfolio. This call has been developed to complement and enhance NERC's current training portfolio by supporting training to allow NERC students to acquire and apply new skills relevant to fulfilling the objectives of the Industrial Strategy.

Funded training courses must be completed by 31 March 2018.

This opportunity is open to organisations eligible for NERC managed-mode research grant funding.

Please see the Announcement of Opportunity document below for full details of the call including information concerning how to apply.

Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 129KB)

Case for support (Word, 67KB)

Recently funded awards

Information concerning ongoing evidence synthesis training awards can be found in the course list below. For information on any of these courses or activities, including how to apply to attend, please contact the organisation offering the short course training. NERC also advertises information concerning these opportunities via the NERC Studentships and Training Awards Listserver - external link.

NPIF Industrial Strategy Training course list 2017-2018 (PDF, 87KB)


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