Friday, 3 August 2012

Royal Society grant schemes - Industry Fellowship

The next round of the *Royal Society Industry Fellowship Scheme* will be open for applications from *Wednesday 1 August 2012*. The closing date for applications is *Friday 5 October 2012*.
The Industry Fellowship scheme is for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry and for scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation. The scheme aims to enhance knowledge transfer between academia and industry and provides holders with a basic salary and a contribution towards research costs.
The scheme covers all areas of life and physical science, including engineering but excluding clinical medicine. The fellowship is for two years full time or up to 4 years part time.
Further information and full eligibility criteria can be found on the Royal Society website -
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The scheme provides the applicant's basic salary while on secondment.
The employing organisation continue to pay national insurance and pension contributions.
Research expenses may be claimed up to the value of £2,000 per year.
Awards can be for any period up to two years full-time or a maximum of four years pro rata, i.e. an award could be held at 50% part-time for four years enabling fellows to maintain links with their employing institution more easily.

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