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Future Flight Research Director – Town Hall Event

image of sky with the text ISCF Research Director, Future Flight, Town Hall Event 17th March 12:00 - 13:00

ISCF Future Flight Research Director Call –Now open

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), via the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is pleased to announce that the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Future Flight Research Director call is now open.

The Research Director will help the Future Flight Challenge and wider aviation sector to identify areas where economic and social science research can make a significant contribution. A key aim of the role will be to support the creation of a multidisciplinary community, linking stakeholders, researchers and businesses to identify and tackle challenges associated with Future Flight. You can watch a video below from an online briefing event for potential applicants which was hosted by the Innovation Caucus on 17th March.

The call will provide £190,000 (100% fEC) of funding for 12 months.

Proposals must be submitted by 16:00 22 April 2021. All proposals to this opportunity must be from a researcher based at an eligible UK research organisation.

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Featured image adapted from photo by Sam Schooler on Unsplash.