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Future Leaders Fellowships: round 9, business and non-academic

Project Size:
Between £300,000 and £3m

Grant Overview:

The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting applications for its prestigious Future Leaders Fellowships, Round 9, targeting business and non-academic sectors. This opportunity is designed to foster the next generation of research and innovation leaders across any sector. UK registered organisations can vie for a share of up to £110 million in funding. This grant supports ambitious projects that push the boundaries of research and innovation, encouraging excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Key Dates:

· Competition Opens: Thursday, 7 March 2024

· Competition Closes: Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 11:00 am

Funding Details:

· Type: Grant

· Project Grant Request: Between £300,000 and £3 million

Eligibility and Scope:

· Open to all early-career innovators and researchers.

· Projects must aim to deliver research or innovation beyond the organisation's standard activities, maximise impact, and include a skills development programme to enhance leadership potential.

· Applications are encouraged from all backgrounds, with support available for those requiring adjustments.

Application Process:

· The competition employs a competitive process due to funding limits, and not all high-scoring projects may receive funding.

· Applicants must ensure their projects have the full support of their host organisation.

Additional Information:

· Intellectual property arising from the project must be appropriately protected to ensure maximum benefit for the UK economy and society.

· Proposals from all areas, including arts, humanities, social sciences, and the seven technology families outlined in the UK's innovation strategy, are welcomed.

Proposal Submission:

· Proposals must address the competition's aims, including supporting ambitious innovation, enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration, and developing leadership potential.

This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for aspiring leaders to drive forward their innovative ideas with significant financial backing, making a lasting impact in their fields.

Applicants are encouraged to leverage this chance to develop their careers and contribute to cutting-edge research and innovation.

Call to Action: For those interested in applying for the Future Leaders Fellowships or seeking more information, please contact Inventya for tailored support and guidance through the application process. Don't miss this chance to elevate your career and make a substantial contribution to your field with the support of the Future Leaders Fellowships program.

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