Third Round of Foresight LINK Awards

Deadline: 12/06/2001
March 19, 2001

The £15M Foresight fund will support a third round of Foresight LINK Awards. Bids for awards for innovative, high quality, pre-competitive research projects in areas of commercial potential will have to address one or more of the following four key Foresight research priorities:

Nanotechnogy
Mobile Wireless Communication
Biomaterials
Sustainable Energy

Applications can be made by companies and universities, and other research base organisations, working in partnership. Large exciting bids, say seeking £2.5 - £3M, and with potential to make significant impact, are particularly encouraged. Awards funding of up to 50% of eligible project costs is available, with the balance being provided by the collaborating companies.

Guidance for applicants and an application form can be accessed at: www.dti.gov.uk/ost/link/awards/index.htm
Telephone: 020 7215 0042 Fax: 020 7215 0054
Email: link.ost@gtnet.gov.uk

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