Closing date: 11 November 2021 at 04pm BST
Total fund: £2,000,000
Maximum award: £400,000
Apply for funding to inform the design of a digital research infrastructure to connect sensitive data from across the research councils. Your proposal must be led by a UK-based research organisation. The full economic cost of your project can be up to £400,000. We will fund:
Projects will run from January 2022 to August 2022.
Alongside the other elements of the design and dialogue phase (see ‘additional information’ for a broader description of the DARE UK programme), the Sprint Exemplar Projects aim to establish whether it would be possible for the UKRI research councils to increase research impact. This is by aligning around a common federated data infrastructure architecture with shared standards for: governance, ethics and metadata.
Applications are invited that address one or more of the following areas:
The total funding for each project will be up to £400,000. There is no explicit minimum funding levels, however all projects will be assessed as described in this specification and will be expected to demonstrate the potential to make a significant contribution to informing the design of phase two of the programme. Up to £2 million is available to fund the delivery of the projects. This is part of the UK Trusted and Connected Data and Analytics Research Environments (DARE UK) Programme funded by the UK Research and Innovation. Successful projects must start no later than 4 January 2022. Projects must conclude by 31 August 2022. These are fixed period projects to support the design and dialogue phase of the DARE UK programme and inform the design of Phase 2: Build, Test and Establish. Therefore, requests for extensions, including zero cost extensions, will not be agreed. Awards may include:
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.