NERC Funding Opportunity – Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund

NERC have announced a new funding call.

Please note:

  • Closing date for Notification of Intent is 30th April 2018You will need to contact RKEO as usual before submitting this Notification of Intent. You will not be allowed to submit a full proposal without submitting the notification first
  • Closing date for Full Proposals: 16:00 BST on 17 May 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund (GPSF). The Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund allows UK environmental science researchers to forge new partnerships and networks with the best international researchers wherever they are located and seed collaborations that will be sustained beyond the lifetime of the grant.

Proposals for continuation of existing mature international research collaborations and collaborations with a primary focus on research for international development (Official Development Assistance) are ineligible to apply to this scheme and should seek other appropriate sources of funding.

Proposals for Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund grants may request funding of a maximum of £100,000 (at 100% full ecomonic cost) with a duration of up to two years. The full proposal must be submitted using the research councils’ Je-S. Applicants should select Proposal Type – ‘Standard Proposal’ and then select the Scheme – ‘Directed’ and the Call – ‘Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund 2018’.

Further information including a full announcement of the opportunity, the relevant forms and general guidance for submitting proposals can be found here.