National network of quantum technology hubs

Summary

Proposals are invited for quantum technology ‘hubs’ that will address the challenges of developing quantum science through technology to application. Each hub will act within a co-ordinated national network that will form a central element of the UK’s multi-stakeholder national endeavour in Quantum technologies.

Research funding is available to support a small number of hubs with significant budget; recurrent costs of approximately £10-20 million. In addition, a total of £75 million of research capital is available.

Applicants considering submitting a proposal should discuss their proposal with EPSRC as soon as possible.

An Institution may only lead one bid. Only one application form should be submitted per bid. The application form can be found at the end of this page.

Key dates

ActivityDate
Deadline for Intention to Submit forms17 February 2014, 16:00GMT
Briefing workshop07 March 2014
Deadline for outlines26 March 2014, 16:00GMT
Outline assessment panelWeek commencing 28 April 2014
Feeback/briefing meetingWeek commencing 05 May 2014 or 12 May 2014
Deadline for full proposals24 June 2014, 16:00GMT
Interview panelWeek commencing 01 September 2014
Decision of which proposals will be funded15 September 2014

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