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CENTS Forward Fund: Call for Proposals Exploring the Next Steps of Our Network.

Fund Submission Closed

CENTS Forward Fund

The CENTS research network invites proposals for collaborations between academic, municipal civic and industry partners that will enable cross-disciplinary, forward-thinking next steps for the Circular Economy Network in Sustainable Transport. Applications involving early career researchers (ECRs) and proposing interdisciplinary and cross-sector research are particularly encouraged. The expectation is to fund up to seven proposals, with a maximum value of £10,000 at full economic cost (fEC), with funding to be awarded at 80% fEC.

Important Dates:

  • Proposals are expected to be completed by October 30th.

Fit with the CENTS Network
In this call, welcome applications from a wide range of disciplines addressing circular economy challenges in transport that fall within our 5 Research StrandsLink opens in a new window. We would also be interested in proposals that tackle some of the key challenges identified in our material requirement roadmapping survey and workshops.Link opens in a new window


Key dates

26 May 23

(Deadline has been extended to 2nd of June 23)

Deadline for Submission (5pm)

30 June 23

Successful Applications Announced

30 October 23

Completion and submission of proposals

We are happy to answer your proposal development questions.

For any queries, please get in touch with the CENTS Network Manager (Norhayatie Emellyne Forman) by email