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Cambridge Global Challenges

 

The UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) aim to grow the strong supply of talented individuals needed to ensure that UK research and innovation continues to be world class.

Call type: individual Fellowships

The fellowships are offered as a single scheme across the entire UKRI remit, with no ringfenced budgets for specific areas and no barriers to interdisciplinary or cross-sector research. Applications can be made in any area supported by UKRI.

Objectives

  • to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK 
  • to foster new research and innovation career paths including those at the academic/business and interdisciplinary boundaries, and facilitate movement of people between sectors
  • to provide sustained funding and resources for the best early career researchers and innovators
  • to provide long-term, flexible funding to tackle difficult and novel challenges, and support adventurous, ambitious programmes.

Eligibility

This cross-UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) scheme will support early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential in universities, UK registered businesses, and other research and user environments including research councils' institutes and laboratories.

Host organisationsyou must submit an expression of interest for each of the applicants you intend to submit to the first round by 7 June 2018.

Funding level

Fellow's salary and justified research, staff and training costs, for up to 7 years  on a 4+3 model, with a review in year four.

 

For full details of this funding opportunity please visit the UKRI website.

 

Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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