This call is only open to SoS Mineral Resources catalyst grant holders.
Security of Supply of Mineral Resources is an interdisciplinary programme of research focusing on the science needed to sustain the security of supply of strategic minerals in a changing environment. The programme is funded by NERC and the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Catalyst grant holders are now invited to bid for large research grants, as part of phase 2 of the SoS Mineral Resources programme.
Funding of up to £7m is available to support around three or four projects submitted to this call, with additional funding available through the RCUK lead agency agreement with FAPESP to fund collaborating researchers in São Paulo, Brazil.