Funding Call 2 – Pilot Project Application

Pilot Projects

Part 1

If you have applied to UKAN+ previously please make us aware of what you have substantially changed to improve the submission. Failure to acknowledge a resubmission may result in a default application (max 500 characters).
UKAN+ will not fund research for which funding is available from other sources or which is a direct continuation of an existing research project. Have you considered another funding agency? Have you been told that your idea would unlikely to be funded through a usual research funding route? (max 500 characters)
The project must start within 6 months from the award letter date.
Project proposal duration must be no longer than 6 months. UKAN+ reserves the right to withdraw funding if the appointment process is not completed within 6 months from the award letter date.
Please provide all team members including non-academic partner(s) and indicate which member of the academic team are early career researchers
Contact details - Further Applicant(s)

This section is to record participation of non-academic partner(s), if present

Part 2

Repeat questions in section 2 is to facilitate blind assessment. Only part 2 will be issued the first assessement reviewers. Please do not reference personal details.
Please provide a summary of your proposed research project. Please include an overview of the context, aims, objectives, impact innovation. This section should be understandable to the general public (max 400 words)
(max 400 words)
This will help the reviewers to assess the capability of the investigator(s) to develop the idea into competitive full-scale proposals without having access to names/universities. This is to ensure blind assessment of the proposal (max 400 words).
Proposal Section

Questions 1-5 will be scored for assessment and are worth 10 points each, for a total of 50 points. You may refer to previous sections in your answer to avoid repetition. State the number of words in each section.

Please do not make reference to any of your personal details (max 400 words).
Please do not make reference to any of your personal details (max 400 words).
A key part of the UKAN's vision is to support research project ideas which are new to UK or strategically important. Use this space to show evidence that your application is guided by and contribute to any of above thematic areas. Please do not make reference to any of your personal details (max 400 words).
Please do not make reference to any of your personal details.
Please do not make reference to any of your personal details (max 400 words).
Proposal Section

Questions below will be scored for assessment and are worth 5 points each. You may refer to previous sections in your answer to avoid repetition.

For commitments of UKAN+ https://acoustics.ac.uk/about-the-network/ EPSRC policies https://www.ukri.org/about-us/epsrc/our-policies-and-standards/equality-diversity-and-inclusion/expectations-for-equality-diversity-and-inclusion/ (max 250 words).
https://sdgs.un.org/goals (max 250 words).
Financial Breakdown – Lead Academic

Directly Incurred

It is recommended that the following part of this form is completed by a member of your Finance team

Directly Allocated
SUB-TOTAL (A)
Financial Breakdown – Second Academic Partner

For cross-disciplinary projects only


Directly Incurred
Directly Allocated
SUB-TOTAL (B)
GRAND TOTAL (SUB TOTAL A + SUB TOTAL B)
Financial Breakdown – Contribution from further applicant(s)