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Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Catalyst Funding

Africa Catalyst is offering grants of £35,000 to Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) in sub-Saharan Africa working in partnership with the engineering research, policy and business communities in the UK and sub-Saharan Africa. The Academy is seeking a wide range of short pilot projects to run between mid-December 2016 – mid-June 2017, with the intention to […]

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Global LEAP 2016-17 Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition Launches

The 2016-17 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition (A joint initiative of Global LEAP, USAID, U.K. Department for International Development & Power Africa) has recently been launched. (From the Competition Website) The Emerging Off-Grid Refrigeration Market Refrigerators hold unique potential to unlock economic and social progress for the billions of un- and under-electrified people globally. Access […]

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DFID Announce Tendering Process for Transforming Energy Access Programme Coordination

DFID has just announced that the call to competition for delivery of the services under the Transforming Energy Access Programme is now open on the DFID supplier portal (https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/) accessible by searching for under Ref. 7621 All competition and supplementary documents are available on the portal. Expressions of Interest to Negotiate are invited with the […]

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Energy Catalyst Round 4 Project Partner Brokerage Event Tickets, Mon, 4 Jul 2016 at 09:30

The Knowledge Transfer Network, in partnership with Innovate UK and DFID, will be hosting a brokerage event to bring together energy innovators and organisations with expertise in developing country energy issues – the purpose being to help applicants develop relationships and proposals that are more relevant to the energy access needs of people in Sub-Saharan […]

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Newton-Bhabha India UK Advanced Training School – Optimal Design and Control of Smart Community: New Ideas for Off-Grid Communities (November 2016)

Under the India-UK Advanced Training Schools (IUATS) scheme offered within the Newton Fund, with the funding from the British Council and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) the India-UK Advanced Training School will be held during 7-17 November 2016 in Gujarat, India. The IUATS is being coordinated by Dr. Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt (Loughborough University, U.K.) […]

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Innovate UK announce Energy Catalyst round 4 Funding – now jointly funded by DFID.

The Energy Catalyst (from the Energy Catalyst site). The aim of the Energy Catalyst is to speed up the best of UK innovation at all development stages. It helps businesses progress their innovations to commercial readiness. Innovate UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) […]

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Opportunity: Brazilian/UK Collaboration in Transport/Energy Harvesting

The British Council will fund relevant Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to visit Brasil in May 2016 for a workshop in the areas of low-volume roads and energy harvesting from roads. Please find more details and an application form at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~evzard/RL-Workshop/ . This is relevant to postdocs and young members of staff (must have been awarded […]

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IRENA/ADFD: New funding available for RE projects in developing countries

  IRENA is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The USD 50 million now available is part of a USD 350 million commitment by the UAE to provide concessional loans to projects endorsed by IRENA over seven funding cycles, through the Abu Dhabi Fund […]

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Two new DFID Research Programmes

Two new DFID Research Programmes

Posted by · on September 02, 2015 · in Opportunities > Funding · with 1 Comment

DFID have recently announced details of two significant forthcoming research programmes. The first is a programme of research entitled Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa which will fcous on testing the commercial and economic viability and the technical feasibility of various bioenergy applications and technologies for developing countries and develop effective solutions to improve […]

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The Commonwealth Scholarship for Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens

Reblogged from FundsForNGOs.org on August 27, 2015 by Divya Sharma Deadline: 19 November 2015 The UK Department for International Development is funding the Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s and PhD study in the UK with a motive to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles […]

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