EPSRC Connected Everything feasibility study funding call
Connected Everything is looking to fund its first round of feasibility studies. Projects can be between 6 and 12 months in length, and should complete before the end of June 2021. They are likely to fund up to five projects of up to a maximum value of £60,000 at full Economic Cost (fEC), with funding to be awarded at 80% fEC. Deadline: 20 January 2020. More info here.
SPRITE+ Team Away Times
SPRITE+ Team will be away for a couple of festive weeks
The SPRITE+ team will be away from 19 December, returning on 2 January 2020. We wish you a peaceful holiday season and success and happiness in 2020!
Trustworthy Autonomous Systems - Research Nodes Call
Up to £20.5 million (at 80% fEC please see here) funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF), is available to support seven research nodes (approximately £3 million UKRI contribution each) for 42 months, starting from 1 October 2020 (fixed start date). Deadline: 20 February 2020. More info here.
Add SPRITE+ Digital Badge to Your Email Signature
You can add a SPRITE+ logo to your email, which would link to the SPRITEHub.
We provide a high resolution SPRITE+ logo, and a link to instructions as to how to add it to your email signature.
Royal Academy of Engineering funding opportunities
Numerous funding opportunities from the Royal Academy of Engineering, including:
- Engineering Leaders Scholarships
- Frontiers of Development
- Chair in Emerging Technologies
- Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships
- Industrial Fellowships
- The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
- UK IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
More info here.
Reminder to Create and Activate Your SPRITEHub Profile
Once you’ve created your profile, you’ll receive an email within a couple of days, inviting you to activate your account on SPRITEHub. Please check your spam email if you don’t receive it. After you’ve activated your account, you’ll be able to log in. Around 200 people have already signed up and more are joining every day.
When you set up your profile you’ll have the opportunity to add details of your interests and experience, a bit about yourself, and details of any websites and social media presence you have. Profiles are searchable, so as more people join, you’ll be able to find people who share your interests.
PaCCS research student 3-months placement
PaCCS is looking for a research student for a three month placement with the TISC Report on supply chains beginning in April 2020. “To analyze data on global supply chains (held by / accessible to TISC Report) to identify and understand indicators of potential criminal activity (corruption, money laundering, bribery, modern slavery)."
Applications are open until 24 Jan 2020. More info here.
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Call for Events is now open! We're supporting Members and Expert Fellows to lead activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital Economy. We will help to organise the activity with up to £5,000 to cover the associated costs.