MRC Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme now open: Information event 15th February 2017

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The University has secured funding from the fifth round of the MRC Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme. An information event for CiC 2017 has been scheduled for 15th February to share experience from the previous rounds of the programme and provide guidance to potential applicants on how to prepare a competitive CiC proposal. The event will include an overview of the scheme, an industry perspective on the programme and details about the process for applications this year. The meeting will end with a networking session and the opportunity to get advice on your CiC proposal ideas from FBMH Strategic Funding Team colleagues and an industry perspective from Dr John Stageman, BioNow.

Information event registration

Via Eventbrite:

Indicative agenda

11.00am Introduction: Dr Graham Cadwallader, Strategic Funding Team

11.10am Process, timelines and guidance for the CiC 2015 Programme: Anu Suokas, UoM/CiC Programme Manager, Strategic Funding Team

11.25am CiC and DPFS Schemes: MRC representative (TBC)

11.45am Industry perspective on the CiC programme: Dr. John Stageman, Bionow

12noon-2pm Lunch, networking and advice session (15 minute advice slots will be available)

MRC Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme 2017: Call details The call is now open, EoI deadline: 10am Friday 24th February 2017.

Full guidance about the call and the application process.


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