Digital Futures September Funding Overview

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Longitude prize, Nesta
This rewards the development of a transformative point-of care diagnostic test to revolutionise the delivery of global healthcare and conserve antibiotics for future generations. The prize is worth £8 million.  
Closing date: 30th September 2019

Digital project grants, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
These enable institutions to support a curator or research scholar undertaking a digital research project which will lead to a digital or online project. Grants are worth up to £40,000.  
Closing date: 30th September 2019

Open call, CloudiFacturing
This supports experiments in cloudification of production engineering for predictive digital manufacturing. Funding is worth up to €100,000 per experiment over 12 months. 
Closing date: 30th September 2019

Advanced research workshops, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
This scheme supports organisation of advanced level discussions among experts from different countries with the aim of addressing contemporary security issues. Grants are worth between €30,000 and €40,000 each for workshops of two to five days. 
Closing date: 1st October 2019  (Forecast)

Advanced study institutes, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
These support the organisation of high-level tutorial courses offering the latest developments in a NATO relevant subject. Grants are worth €60,000 on average. 
Closing date: 1st October 2019  (Forecast)

Advanced training courses, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
This supports the organisation of courses that enable specialists in NATO countries to share security-related expertise in key priority areas, contributing to the training of experts in partner countries and enabling the formation and strengthening of international expert networks. Grants are worth €60,000 on average. 
Closing date: 1st October 2019  (Forecast)

Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen young scholar prize, Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
This enables conference organisers to recognise a scholar who has contributed in a significant way at a humanities conference using digital technology. Up to two prizes, worth €750 each, are available. 
Closing date: 1st October 2019  (Forecast)

COMING SOON: Future leaders fellowships UK Research and Innovation
These fellowships enable early-career researchers and innovators to transition to or establish their research or innovation independence in any area supported by UKRI. Fellowships are tenable for up to seven years with a compulsory review in year four. *** Closing date: 1st October 2019  (Forecast)

COMING SOON: Security for all in an artificial intelligence enabled society, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This call supports projects that address challenges that lie at the intersection between artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. The total budget is up to £9 million at 80 per cent full economic cost, to fund four to six projects. *** Closing date: 8th October 2019  (Forecast)

UK Research and Innovation strength in places fund, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This supports projects that undertake a flexible range of research and innovation interventions that will have a demonstrable impact on local economic growth. First stage proposals may receive up to £50,000; second stage proposals may receive up to £50 million. 
Closing date: 9th October 2019

Villum synergy, Velux Foundations
This supports interdisciplinary research collaborations within the field of data driven science. Grants are worth between DKK 2 million and DKK 20 million for up to five years. 
Closing date: 10th October 2019

Research resources awards in humanities and social science, Wellcome Trust
These help collection and information professionals develop library and archive material for humanities and social science researchers. Grants are worth up to £500,000 over five years.  
Closing date: 15th October 2019

COMING SOON: Fulbright/Elsevier data analytics award, Fulbright Commission
*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in early August and close in early November 2019. The following information is subject to change. This award enables UK citizens to undertake postgraduate study in any field requiring data analysis to advance understanding of research in any field or across fields. Grants are worth up to USD 60,000 each. *** Closing date: 6th November 2019  (Forecast)

COMING SOON: Cyber security awards, Fulbright Commission
*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in August and close in November 2019. The following information is subject to change. These awards enable academic and professional experts in cybersecurity to conduct research, pursue professional development or assess best practice at any US institution. Awards are worth USD 5,000 per month for three to six months. *** Closing date: 6th November 2019  (Forecast)

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