Funding Opportunities

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue1 23–27 January 2017

Australian Synchrotron, AU

This enables researchers to benefit from the Australian Synchrotron’s current beamline capabilities.

Maximum Award: Not known
Closing date: 31 Jan 17 (recurring)

Isaac Newton medal
Institute of Physics, GB

This recognises a physicist, regardless of subject area, background or nationality, for outstanding contributions to physics. The medal includes a prize of £1,000 and a certificate.

Maximum Award: £1,000
Closing date: 31 Jan 17 (recurring)

Experiment – in search of bold research ideas
VolkswagenStiftung – Volkswagen Foundation, DE

This initiative aims to support new research concepts in science, engineering, behavioural and life sciences, disregarding the project risk and perhaps the vagueness of a successful outcome. Approximately 15 exploratory projects will be granted per year, worth €100,000 each for a period of 18 months.

Maximum award: €100,000
Closing date: 05 Jul 17 (recurring)

Horizon prize for CO2 reuse
Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, EU

This rewards innovative products utilising CO2 that could significantly reduce the atmospheric emissions of CO2 when deployed at commercial scale. The prize is worth €1.5 million.

Maximum award: Not known
Closing date: 03 Apr 19

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