Innovation funding opportunities for the Social Sciences

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1st June 2023


Online event, 90-minutes

We are delighted to present the online event “Innovation Funding Opportunities for the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities” as part of the Aspect Festival 23.

Join us as we bring together experts from the ESRC, AHRC, Innovate UK, Innovation Caucus, Zinc and the ARC Accelerator to present the funding landscape for researchers interested in innovation and commercialisation.

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers who will be sharing their insights and will be available for Q&A after the session.

Charis Cook – Senior Portfolio Manager – [SHAPE Catalyst programme], UKRI ESRC

Chris Fellingham – Co-founder and Director of the ARC Accelerator

Gerry O’Hagan – Knowledge Transfer Adviser [KTP’s], Innovate UK KTN | UKRI

Huw Vasey – Strategic Lead: Innovation, Business Engagement and Commercialisation, ESRC | UKRI

Luke Bevan – Senior Associate, Zinc VC

Rayner Lim – Commercialisation Programmes Support Manager (Lead- ICURe), Innovate UK | UKRI

Sam McGregor – Head of AI & Design, AHRC Strategic Lead for KE, Translation & Commercialisation, AHRC | UKRI

Tim Vorley – Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean, Oxford Brookes Business School, Lead of the Innovation and Research Caucus

Due to the funding opportunities available, this event is aimed at fixed-term researchers, established researchers and research administration support.


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