Funding Usability Web2.0

Funding Opportunity: Rapid Innovation Grants

The Information Environment team has just released a new call for Rapid Innovation Grants.  Further details of the call are below:

JISC invites institutions to submit funding proposals for grants to fund technical rapid innovation projects addressing priority areas.

Proposals are sought under the following priority areas:

  • Mashups of open data
  • Aggregating tags and feeds
  • Semantic web/ linked data
  • Data search
  • Visualisation
  • Personalisation
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Lightweight Shared Infrastructure Services
  • User Interface Design

Bids for projects dealing with other areas that are relevant to the Information Environment are also welcomed.

Funding of between £15,000 – £40,000 for 6 month projects for up to 30 projects is available

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 12 noon on Wednesday 22 April 2009.

Funding is available for projects starting in early-mid June 2009 for 6 months. All projects must be complete by 30 November 2009.

Further information can be found in the full Call

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