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Today’s Tenders

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Take a look at these Tender opportunities for funding in Knowledge Exchange activities. Please pass these on to any colleagues you feel may also be interested. For more information on any opportunity listed, please contact

Evidence and Management for Marine Recreational Activities

This project, commissioned by DEFRA, has three objectives: 1. Update and collate the evidence base on the impacts of recreational activities; 2. Review the effectiveness of management options for recreational activities; 3. Provide recommendations, working with national stakeholders, to develop national best practice messaging for recreational users.

Deadline for proposals: 21 October

Understanding Autonomous Agents and their Impact

This requirement is seeking to expand understanding of the rapidly developing multidisciplinary field of Autonomous Agents (software and devices which undertake actions/analysis on behalf of individuals or groups, but are not under the direct control of a human). In particular the potential future applications of Autonomous Agents and the impact this technology might have on society.

Deadline for proposals: 21 October

Funding available: £45,000


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