DDI launches research grants for social change through innovation

Staff at the University of Edinburgh have been invited to submit small grant proposals on the theme of social change through innovation.

Following the success of previous DDI-supported open calls, the DDI initiative has allocated £250,000 to be released as small grants to support staff at the University of Edinburgh applying data-driven innovation ideas to support Theme 5 of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Social Change through Innovation. The DDI initiative is the University’s key deliverable as a partner in the City Region Deal.

The DDI initiative is aiming to fund ten £10,000 projects, two £25,000 projects, and two £50,000 projects. Successful proposals will align with at least one of the six Data-Driven Innovation Hubs (the Bayes Centre, Edinburgh Futures Institute, Usher Institute, Easter Bush Hub, the National Robotarium, and Edinburgh International Data Facility) and support delivery of one or more of DDI’s key performance indicators – talent, research, adoption, datasets, and entrepreneurship.

The Small Grants Call is open for submissions until 3pm on 2nd December 2022.

Visit the application page.

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