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(Closes March 31st 2017) Deep Science Ventures 6-month venture building program
Deep Science Ventures offers a paid and fully funded 6-month venture building program to change the world.
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[Apply by 1 May 2019] I2CELL Seed Award from the Fourmentin-Guilbert Foundation
The Fourmentin-Guilbert Foundation, a French non-profit organization, is launching a €250,000 seed award to support an experimental research project exploring the algorithmic processing of information in biological systems.
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[Apply by 2 Sept 2019] The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund - 2019 Call for Applications
The Fund supports pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge (or an affiliated institution such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Babraham Institute and NIAB) and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations.
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[Apply by 7 May 2019] Up to £8.5 million available to support interdisciplinary proposals seeking to work across the food system to reduce the global double burden of malnutrition
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Programme, is pleased to announce investment of up to £8.5 million to support interdisciplinary proposals that seek to work across the food system to reduce the global double burden of malnutrition. This programme aims to consolidate existing evidence and synthesise new evidence for sustainable, multidisciplinary approaches that address the challenge of chronic global malnutrition. This will encompass both under-nutrition (too few calories) and over-nutrition (too many calories), both of which are associated with inadequate micronutrient intakes, otherwise known as the ‘Double Burden of Malnutrition’.
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[Apply by 8 July 2019] BBSRC funding for postdocs to build relationships with industry
The BBSRC Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) ‘Industry Introductions Fund’ provides early career researchers, working within the BBSRC remit, with up to £3,000 to make initial contacts with industry, with a view to forging longer-term relationships. The activities supported by this fund include: participation in conferences with a high proportion of industry delegates, attending industry-led events, such as trade fairs, and visiting a company (or multiple companies) to explore potential avenues for collaboration.
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[Apply by 16 Oct 2018] International Flexible Interchange Programme (I-FLIP)
BBSRC invites applications for projects of up to 12 months in duration, which involve international people exchanges (Interchanges) between UK academic institutions and user organisations that operate within countries on the DAC list (see external links). Users of research can include private businesses, third sector organisations (for example, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), or public bodies including government departments, local government, and regulatory authorities). The International Flexible Interchange Programme (I-FLIP) aims to increase and accelerate the uptake and impact of previous BBSRC funded research through facilitating knowledge exchange activities that deliver direct tangible and demonstrable benefits to users. I-FLIP will provide funding to directly address challenges faced by developing countries by supporting the movement of people between the UK academic base and user organisations in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
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[Apply by 29 June 2018] Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards
Entries are now open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges.
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[Apply by 29 March 2019] Turing AI Fellowships
The Alan Turing Institute is launching this first call for Turing Senior AI Fellowships and Turing AI Fellowships in partnership with the Office for AI and UKRI. Fellowships will cover a broad view of AI, including applications of foundational disciplines across mathematical sciences, statistical sciences, computational sciences and engineering. Consideration may also be given to AI work that interfaces with the life sciences, social sciences or humanities. Fellows will be expected to collaborate as appropriate across disciplines, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with academia, industry, government and the third sector.
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[Call webinar 15 May, Registration deadline 22 June 2018] BBSRC Strategic Longer and Larger grants: Frontier bioscience
The 2018/19 strategic Longer and Larger (sLoLa) call invites proposals focused on frontier bioscience: leading-edge discovery research that addresses significant fundamental questions in bioscience. The indicative budget for this call is up to £16 million, subject to the quality of applications received. Proposals must be over £2 million (100% FEC project value) and can be up to five years in duration.
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[Closes 1 Dec 2016] OpenPlant Fund opens to applications for £5000 grants on plant or cell-free synthetic biology
OpenPlant Fund offers £5000 to support open, interdisciplinary and innovative projects to engineer plant biology. Applications are now open until 1 Dec 2016 and for this round applications focused on cell-free synthetic biology are also welcome.
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