Amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, a new group of academic entrepreneurs have been awarded prestigious RSE Enterprise Fellowships.
The Chief Scientist Office (CSO) will manage this resource to fund studies that allow fundamental science being conducted in Scottish Academic Institutions to be applied to issues arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The RSE is aware that as a consequence of the current COVID-19 outbreak, holders of RSE research awards may need to cancel activities, such as planned visits, workshops and events, or reschedule them to a later date.
The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council.
The RSE Lessells Travel Scholarship enables individuals who are pursuing their PhD or postdoctoral research in any engineering sub-discipline to pursue a research project in any part of the world outside the United Kingdom.
2016 recipient Dimitrios Tzelepis shares his experience and how his visit sparked an ongoing international collaboration.
“It was good to receive such a prestigious grant so soon after beginning my academic career. The research activity reinvigorated my national and international networks, professional and academic.”