Warwick’s Research Development Fund (RDF) is now open to applications for activity taking place between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015.
RDF provides pump-priming funds for the development of external funding applications. Projects can vary in size and awards are supported under its Strategic or Development strands:
An annual competition to provide up to £25,000 of pump-priming support for the development of new research initiatives which are innovative and clearly of a strategic nature. Projects should ideally be inter- or multi-disciplinary and must show clearly that they will lead directly to future bids for external funding. Deadline: 28 May 2014
Rolling funds available for modest support for research activity specifically related to Department/Faculty/University strategic priorities. Applications which seek support for the development of larger scale European funding bids are particularly encouraged, and some RDF funds will be ringfenced to support this activity. Projects must show clearly that they will lead directly to future bids for external funding.
Further information on how to apply can be found on the Research Development Fund website