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  • Erasmus+ features several actions of relevance to Blue Economy sectors, such as strengthening cooperation between industry and education, and promoting adult learning and mobility of students, trainees, volunteers and trainers.

    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The 2018 budget is expected to reach EUR 2.7 billion
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Socio-economic science and humanities; Blue Growth; Maritime Technology
  • Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020

    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The total budget earmarked for this call for proposals is estimated at EUR 2733,4 million.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Education; Sector Skills
  • Scientists wishing to return to research after a career break of two or more years for family, caring or health reasons

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Aims to provide funding for commercial activities such as:
    • Commissioning expert advice from sector specialists on the best commercial development strategy for a business idea
    • Completing a market assessment to determine likely potential, competition and opportunities

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Applications will be in the region of £7-10k (fEC)
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Aims to help scientists add an international dimension to their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new contacts with international counterparts.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Funding is limited to travel and subsistence costs only and does not usually exceed £5k
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) accelerate business innovation by supporting knowledge exchange with academic institutions.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • This award is run jointly with Brazil's São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). It aims:
    • To pump-prime collaborations between scientists in the UK and the São Paulo State, Brazil
    • To promote the exchange of scientists and access to facilities and materials

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Typically up to £35k over 2-years will be provided for the UK partners
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Support the delivery of events to facilitate discussion and improve awareness of knowledge exchange and commercialisation (KEC) of BBSRC-funded research.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    max £2,000 contribution to develop innovation seminars
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • 3-month placements are available at BBSRC Swindon Office for students to undertake their PIPS and gain experience of working in:
    • corporate policy and strategy
    • science and innovation policy
    • public engagement
    • project management

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation