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Nottingham Impact Accelerator

Internal funding to support translational research and knowledge exchange.

The University administers a number of internal funding streams to support translation of research outputs and the transfer and exchange of knowledge between the University and the wider economy. Support mechanisms include secondments to industry and proof of concept funding to further develop new ideas arising from research carried out at the University and awards range from travel grants of up to £3,000 to translational research awards up to £75,000.

The different NIA funding streams are listed below, please click on the images for further information. 

















Nottingham Impact Accelerator Launch Event and £40k Prize

22nd March 2018 open from 11.30 - 1pm

Great Hall, Trent Building, University Park Campus


Hosted by Professor Dame Jessica Corner, PVC for Research and KE


Find out about the internal funding streams available to support translational research and knowledge exchange. 

Registration is open to all members of University research staff, but numbers are restricted.

To celebrate the launch registrants can apply for up to £40k prize money to support KE activities. Applications from Early Career Researchers are particularly encouraged.

Call open NOW, deadline 12th March 2018. Winners to be announced at the event.




Please contact the Nottingham Impact Accelerator Team at any time as funding is available outside of the regularly adminstered calls for proposals. 



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