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Facilities access support for the use of Henry Royce Institute equipment at the University of Cambridge


CAM-IES will provide funding to support access to shared equipment facilities by its member institutions. Up to £20 k of funding is available in total per year, hence awards are expected to be in the range of £1 k to £4 k. CAM-IES invites investigators from the four member institutions (University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London, UCL, Newcastle University) to submit proposals for award of this flexible funding, to provide access to the Henry Royce Institute facilities at the University of Cambridge.

The Cambridge Royce facilities focus on the theme of Materials for Energy-Efficient ICT, and comprise equipment suites dedicated to the study of advanced energy materials and related ICT technologies. Proposals may be submitted at any time during the year until the 30th September 2021, and proposals will be reviewed monthly.

Applicants may submit a proposal of no more than one page to Lata Sahonta Please include details of:

•Project structure e.g. aims, objectives, deliverables
•Facilities access required, including estimated cost
•How the project demonstrates synergy between energy materials topics
•Impact of the project on current energy technologies
•Discussion with Royce technical staff about experimental design and risk assessments is required prior to submission.
•Applications must be signed by a Royce academic lead and/or an appropriate member of Royce technical staff. 


Please download the application form and instructions here.