The UKIERI 2016 call for applications has now been announced. This will support partnerships across research and skills between Indian and the UK institutions. The funding available for each partnerships is between GBP 100,000 to 200,000 for up to three years. The last date for receiving application is 5 October 2016 and the detailed guidelines and application criterion can be downloaded from the UKIERI website.

UKIERI Secretariat will also organise pre bid workshops for prospective applicants across the UK and India in September. Please visit the UKIERI website for more details or contact Malyaj Varmani – Assistant Director and Head UKIERI.

AoC is supporting the delivery of the Skills strand of UKIERI and Marguerite Hogg is the contact person for this.

Two opportunities under Strand 2 of UKIERI 3 are now live. The first is an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Impact Assessment of UK India Collaboration on Sector Skill Councils which has a deadline of 30 September and the second is Skills Thematic Institutional Partnerships which has a deadline of 5 October.  Please note that you will already need to have Indian partners to participate in this Call.