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Connecting Industry and Academia

EPSRC can help businesses engage with universities to create collaborations to improve their products and services. While we cannot fund businesses directly there are many ways for businesses of all sizes to work with us, and universities, to maximise opportunities and impact for all.

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New £8 million research projects to re-think plastics production and use

Eight new research projects that will explore new and different ways of making, using and recycling plastics were announced today by the Science Minister, Chris Skidmore.

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call: Expression of interest

Strategy for Mathematical Sciences Workshop

EPSRC seeks expressions of interest for attendance at a two day workshop on "Strategy for Mathematical Sciences."

This article relates to the following themes Mathematical sciences
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EPSRC - Designing Out Plastic Waste - UCL

Professor Mark Miodownik at UCL, talks about the plastic waste crisis and the UCL Designing-out Plastic Waste project, which aims to look at new and innovative methods to recycle plastics.

The project is funded via the £20 million Plastics Research and Innovation Fund, managed by UK Research and Innovation, the Fund is engaging Britain’s best scientists and innovators to help move the country towards more circular economic and sustainable approaches to plastics.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering LWEC
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call: Expression of interest

Early Career Research Workshop

EPSRC seeks expressions of interest for attendance at a one-day workshop for early career researchers.  

This article relates to the following themes Mathematical sciences
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Blog

A bit of mathematics is good for your health

Dr Kyle Wedgwood discusses his research career and his work at the EPSRC Centre for Predictive Modelling in Healthcare at Exeter University.

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News

Professor Tom Rodden, EPSRC Deputy Executive Chair, appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser to DCMS

Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and will begin his role in January 2019.

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Blog

Making the Right Trousers

Professor Johnathan Rossiter from the University of Bristol discusses the wearable robotic 'Smart Trousers' his team are developing to support the mobility and independence of older and disabled people.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Building Collaboration at the Physics of Life Interface

This is the first of two calls for proposals from a UKRI Physics of Life fund to support internationally leading research that requires collaborative, interdisciplinary working to address key challenges at the interface of physics and the life sciences. This UKRI call, led by EPSRC with support from BBSRC and MRC, is making available up to £15 million, to include £13.2 million of resource funding and £1.8 million of capital funding.

Please note that there is an "intent to submit" stage to this call, which must be submitted via the online form on the call page by 16:00 on 15 January 2019.

This article relates to the following themes Physical Sciences
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call: Invitation for proposals

Airguide Photonics Collaboration Fund Call for Research Proposals

The EPSRC-funded Programme Grant Airguide Photonics includes a Collaboration Fund to enable the inclusion of new partners to bring additional value to the programme. Initial engagement will be via short research projects that support the objectives of the programme. UK-based academic researchers are invited to submit proposals for projects valued up to £50,000 (exceptionally up to £100,000), which directly or indirectly contribute to the key areas of the Airguide programme and which add benefit to the overall aims of the project.

This article relates to the following themes ICT
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News

Year of Engineering Advent Calendar

2018 saw the launch of the Year of Engineering, a year-long government led (Department of Transport) campaign to celebrate UK engineering and increase awareness and understand what engineers do.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering
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News

UK and China collaborate on Low Carbon manufacturing research projects

Academics in the UK and China will begin to collaborate on four new research projects that will explore methods of low carbon manufacturing in January 2019.

This article relates to the following themes Energy Manufacturing the future
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news: Press Release

Pioneering personalised heart models could improve cardiac care

Computer models that simulate the workings of individual patients' hearts could boost treatment of a common cardiac condition

This article relates to the following themes Healthcare technologies ICT
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Year of Engineering - EPSRC helping to build knowledge and skills base

Throughout 2018 EPSRC have been supporting the Year of Engineering and have partnered with IET and ITN productions to produce a special news programme entitled 'Year of Engineering - EPSRC helping to build knowledge and skills base'.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering
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news: Announcement

Je-S system unavailable 23-26 November

The Je-S system will be unavailable from 21:00 on 23 November to 08:00 on 26 November. This is due to essential maintenance taking place.

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