UKRI confirms SIPF Wave 2 launch in coming months

6 April 2019

Led by UK Research and Innovation, Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is a new competitive funding scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation funding, to support significant regional growth.

23 bids have been awarded seedcorn funding in Wave 1 to develop full stage bids that will be submitted to a closed call in September 2019, and Wave 2 will be launched in the coming months.

Some initial information is available here:

https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/strength-in-places-fund/

There will be a series of stakeholder events across the UK, including in Newcastle on Wednesday 15th May, Sheffield on Wednesday 29th May, Birmingham on Friday 7th June and Liverpool on Wednesday 12th June.


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