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Knowledge Transfer Network Highlights Current Opportunities for R&D Funding in Composites

There are currently many opportunities for R&D funding for composite materials. Ajay Kapadia of the Knowledge Trasfer Network highlights those that are upcoming below, and states that if any assistance is needed in applying for these that he can contacted on ajay.kapadia@ktn-uk.org.

Innovate UK

Open

  • Game-changing technologies for aerospace – closes 16 Sept 2015
  • Technology inspired innovation - Advanced materials – closes 2 Sept 2015

Forthcoming

  • Materials for demanding environments – closes 25 Nov 2015
  • Advancing the commercial applications of graphene – closes 4 Nov 2015
  • Integrated Delivery Programme 12: Seeding tomorrow’s vehicle technologies today – closes 28 October 2015
  • Developing advanced lightweight vehicles – closes 14 Oct 2015

Website: https://interact.innovateuk.org

EPSRC

  • Statements of Need for Mid-range Facilities (2015) – closes 15 Sept
  • Manufacturing the future: Call for investigator-led research projects – open call

Website: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk

Horizon 2020 – Clean Skies

  • Too many topics to list them all - Deadline for applications: 18 November 2015

Website: http://www.cleansky.eu

Work program and topic description: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/doc/call/h2020/h2020-cs2-cfp02-2015-01/1662641-call_text_-_cfp02_full_description_of_topics_en.pdf

European Space Agency - ESA

Open Tenders
CHARACTERISATION OF INTEGRATED DAMPING FEATURES FOR ELASTIC COLLAPSIBLE CFRP HINGES Closing date: 13/10/2015

Planned Tenders

  • VERIFICATION OF COMPOSITE LAMINATES UNDER CRYOGENIC THERMO - MECHANICAL LOADING
  • HIGH CONDUCTIVE CFRP SANDWICH TECHNOLOGIES FOR PLATFORMS
  • CFRP GRID TUBULAR STRUCTURES
  • CRITICAL REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT ON CFRP AND POLYMERIC MATERIAL USAGE FOR CREW COMPARTMENTS AND MANNED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Website: http://emits.sso.esa.int/emits/owa/emits.main

Horizon 2020

• Draft calls are in circulation, please email ajay.kapadia@ktn-uk.org for a copy

Website: http://www.ktn-uk.co.uk

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