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EPSRC Funding Calls

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EPSRC would like to invite applicants for several funding opportunities.

Resource Allocation Panel (RAP): Access to ARCHER

The aim of this call is to provide access to our national state-of-the-art high performance computing facility for proposals of high scientific quality that would benefit from ARCHER (Advanced Research Computing High End Resource).

Closing date: 12 Feb 16

Design by Science

The aim of the call is to provide funding to allow research into novel simulation and modelling tools that address specific Industrial Engineering Design challenges.

Closing date: 21 Jan 16

Pilot call: Access to the RDF

This is a call for applications to access storage on the national Research Data Facility (RDF). EPSRC has made the strategic decision to open up the RDF to researchers outside of the remits of NERC and EPSRC to ensure maximum usage and impact from the facility.

Closing date: 12 Feb 16

Systems Change – Towards a Circular Economy

The aim of the call is to support research projects focused on modelling and understanding whole systems approaches to the circular economy, within the context of UK manufacturing.

Closing date: 11 Feb 16

Reducing Industrial Energy Demand

As part of its contribution to the Research Councils UK Energy Programme, and in collaboration with their Manufacturing the Future theme, EPSRC is looking to support multi-disciplinary, collaborative research in order to reduce industrial energy demand.

Closing date: 25 Feb 16

UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology Partnership Funding

The mission of the UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology is to translate state-of-the-art lab technology into deployable practical devices.

Closing date: 31 Jan 17

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For support during your application, please contact your relevant Research Development Manager.


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