BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Knowledge Exchange Grants

Closing date for Full Proposals: 16:00 on 14 January 2014

NERC is inviting proposals for Knowledge Exchange Grants within its Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Sustainability (BESS) programme.

NERC is looking to support Knowledge Exchange Projects to stimulate and support innovation and collaboration between research organisations and the business sector that will help business and industry address challenges associated with managing ecosystems to promote the three objectives of economic growth, social wellbeing and resilient ecosystems.

Knowledge Exchange proposals are invited of a maximum 18 months duration, with costs between £30,000 and £100,000 cost to NERC. NERC has allocated £300,000 for this call.

Applicants should refer to the Announcement of Opportunity for full details of the programme and this call:

Announcement of Opportunity: BESS - KE Grants (PDF, 208KB)

Applicants should also refer to the following documents and read them in conjunction with this announcement:

Closing date for Full Proposals: 16:00 on 14 January 2014

For queries about fit to BESS objectives, please contact the BESS directorate:

Piran White
01904 324062