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2013 call for international Partnering Awards – new schemes available

2013 call for international Partnering Awards - new schemes available - 1 October 2013. iStock

A call for BBSRC-funded scientists to apply for sponsorship to develop international collaborations is now open, with two new opportunities for 2013.

The Partnering Awards scheme provides funding for BBSRC grant holders to build links with laboratories in Europe, Brazil, China, Japan, Taiwan, India the US and other countries.

The scheme aims to support the development of partnerships between researchers in the UK and overseas, promote the exchange of scientists, including early career researchers, and to promote access to facilities.

For 2013, BBSRC is piloting two new partnering award schemes:

How to apply

Applicants should complete an online application via the Je-S system. Full guidance and regulation notes for applications are available to download from the BBSRC website at www.bbsrc.ac.uk/internationalfunding

The call closes on 27 November 2013.