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FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP)

Call status: Open
Application deadline: 15 October 2014, 4pm

Applications should be submitted by the advertised deadline via the Je-S system. Please refer to the 'How to apply' section below.

Our FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) supports the movement of people from one environment to a different one to exchange knowledge/technology/skills, developing bioscience research/researchers and addressing our strategic priorities.

FLIP awards provide flexible opportunities for individuals ("the interchangers") moving between different organisations, disciplines and sectors at all stages in their career beyond the PhD (or equivalent).

Awards

It is envisaged that approximately 20 awards will be supported per annum.

Awards will typically:

Applications outside these ranges will be considered with full justification.

Scope

FLIP aims to:

Eligibility

Each FLIP proposal will only have one lead academic applicant.

Lead applicant must:

Interchanger must:

How to apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read all the background information provided, in order to fully address the requirements of this call, including:

Application downloads

Call text (PDF 350KB)

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Help text (PDF 582KB)

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Frequently asked questions (PDF 259KB)

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RCUK pathways to impact (PDF 87KB)

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Applications must be submitted using the Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) system, see external links above. See also the 'Help text' document in application downloads above.

Applicants should select the following from the Je-S menus:

Application deadline : 15 October 2014, 4pm

Assessment

Applications will be assessed at our Research Committee E meetings, then interviews (if required) will be held before funding decisions are announced about five months after the application deadline.

Some applicants may be invited to attend a discretionary interview subsequent to the assessment of applications.

Contact

FLIP – eligibility, application process, deadlines and outcomes