Adventurous Manufacturing call

The Manufacturing the Future theme is looking to invest in highly adventurous manufacturing research, from the breadth of the engineering and physical sciences research community, that is focused on addressing key challenges in UK manufacturing. The theme is keen to build on the success of the first round of this call by expanding its portfolio of exceptional and potentially transformative adventurous manufacturing grants.

Funding Available: Up to £3M is available through this call to fund awards of maximum £250K (80% FEC) each.

How to apply: This call is a two-stage process where all applicants are asked to submit an outline proposal, followed by invitation to Interview. Successful candidates will be asked to submit a full proposal.

Assessment Process: Outline proposals will be considered by an expert shortlisting panel from which applicants will be invited to interview. There will be no postal peer review for this call.

Key Dates:



Je-S Opening Date for outline proposals

08 June 2020

Closing Date for outline proposals

16:00 13 August 2020

Outline Shortlisting Panel

w/c 05 October 2020

Interview Panel(s)

w/c 19 October 2020

Announcement of Successful Applicants

December 2020