We can offer a max of 30K at 80% FEC , that means the total value of the project can be £36K
Yes they are
Letters of support from any project partners, that is any organisation that is putting in match funding (cash or in-kind) are recommended. General letters of support (ie. Not including a contribution to the project) are not required. Letters of support from partner universities (i.e. where a Co-I is listed from another University) are not required.
Research staff on fixed term contracts can apply as Co-I or as a lead-applicant with the support of an established academic acting as a PI with a Max 5%-time contribution.
We updated the application form and guideline to reflect this change. (https://dte.network/1st-call-for-proposals)
Industry partners can be subcontractors to a University lead however the work performed by the sub-contractor has to be justified as essential to the project and show value for money.
Overseas HEI are not eligible for funding
No , the lead applicant needs to be an employee of the University, as stated in our guideline :