Edinburgh – Copenhagen strategic partnership seed fund
The University of Edinburgh and the University of Copenhagen are offering competitive grants to stimulate joint activity at both universities.
About the seed fund
Staff are encouraged to apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations and new joint teaching and learning initiatives.
This seed fund has been established to bring together academic, researcher and Professional Services colleagues from partner institutions to develop joint projects that will strengthen both universities' growing bilateral partnership through developing multidisciplinary cutting-edge research and curriculum to create academic and societal impact.
Approximately ten (10) proposals will be funded. Each successful proposal may receive up to approx. £10,000/100,000 DKK from each university.
Seed funding timeline
Funding is available from mid-April 2023 until 31 December 2024.
|Applications open||15 December 2022|
|Applications close||1 March 2023|
|Successful applicants notified||Early April 2023|
|Latest date for projects to start||Earliest start date is 15 April, however, for Edinburgh applicants, your local Research Office may need to set a later date in particular if the project involves the recruitment of a Research Assistant.|
|Mid-term progress review||31 December 2023|
|Latest date for projects to end||31 December 2024|
|Final reports due||31 January 2025|
How to apply
Interested applicants are encouraged to:
Read the Guide for Applicants (this includes detailed information on the application process and the evaluation criteria)
Use the Proposed Budget Template
(Please note that the proposed budget template has two tabs, one requesting projected spend before July 2022 and the other for spend across the financial year 2023/24.)
Submit their application to the named contacts below by 10.00 GMT/11.00 CET on Wednesday 1 March 2023 alongside a proposed budget
Applications must be submitted in collaboration with an Edinburgh or Copenhagen Principal Investigator (PI)
For questions on this seed funding or for help in sourcing collaborators, please contact: