Internal competition now open: Develop digital economy research communities with NetworkPlus

Further to the major funding opportunity alert regarding this call, UKRI/EPSRC: Develop digital economy research communities with NetworkPlus, published here on 21 April 2021, RDS is now opening the internal competition for EoIs.

The timeline to be observed is as follows:

  • Appplicants to register for the UKRI/EPSRC call webinar by Wednesday,  12 May (while this is not a prerequisite for the EPSRC, you must please register for and attend this event. You may nominate a suitable representative to attend on your behalf if you are unable).
  • Webinar: Thursday, 27 May;
  • Deadline for submission of internal EoI: Tuesday, 1 June;
  • Decision of panel (and short-form feedback): Friday, 4 June;
  • The chosen application to be submitted internally by Tuesday, 20 July (to give the FDO/RDS/UET procedures a full 7 working days);
  • JeS submission: Monday, 26 July;
  • Final submission: Thursday, 29 July.

If you have decided you and your collaborators (and it is STRONGLY recommended that you have both internal and external partners with whom you are currently in contact and/or already working). then kindly contact Nicolette for the EoI template.

NB: Please ensure that you scrutinise the call as to the funders requirements and the assessment criteria (which will inform BU’s own decision-making process).

If you have any queries or are unsure as to whether you ought to proceed, kindly email or contact Nicolette on MS teams.