Updated Jan 08, 2020CLOSED

Announcement of Opportunity: Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries

The objective of this programme is to support the interdisciplinary research needed to understand the risks plastic pollution poses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and to explore which interventions, policies and regulations can mitigate these risks. The outputs of the research will support economic growth and societal wellbeing by enabling a cleaner and more resilient and productive environment.
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CLOSEDJan 20, 2020Deadline

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasEnvironment
Principal Investigator (PI) must be based in a UK Research Organisation eligible for UKRI funding
Co-Investigators (Co-Is) and researchers can be based in the UK or overseas; those based overseas receive funding through the lead research organisation
Proposal must be ODA compliant
Applicants may submit no more than two proposals to the call as an investigator, only one of these may be as the lead Principal Investigator (for joint proposals, the PI on the non-lead proposal is a Co-I for these purposes).

Other Requirements

Reporting Requirements
Successful applicants will be required to report research outcomes on ResearchFish in line
with standard UKRI Terms and Conditions. This is required annually and continues for up to
five years post grant end.

In addition to the standard outcomes all award holders will need to complete sections under
the ‘GCRF Collective Fund’ outcomes.

Project teams may also be required to participate in a mid-term review and respond to ad
hoc reporting requests from NERC or the GCRF Collective Programme.

Application Directions

A Notification of Intent to Submit must be submitted using the online form.

Full Proposals must be submitted via the Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) system.


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