Good Afternoon,

The GCRF GlobalSeaweedSTAR programme is now open for applications to the GlobalSeaweedSTAR Research & Innovation Fund. Deadline for applications 31 August 2018.

Overview of funding opportunity
The GS-STAR Research and Innovation Grants will provide funding from 5k up to a maximum of 50k to applicants from the UK and DAC-list countries. These grants will be awarded quarterly between July 2018 - July 2021 (subject to availability of funds) and will provide funding for successful proposals that;

  *   Directly relate to the objectives of the GlobalSeaweedSTAR programme which can be found at (<>)
  *   Promote challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research.
  *   Strengthen capacity for research, innovation and knowledge exchange between the UK and developing countries through partnerships.
  *   Provide an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.
  *   Any other capacity-building activities that would be broadly aimed at increasing the sustainability of seaweed cultivation in DAC-listed countries, especially along the priority areas identified in the UNU-INWEH/ SAMS Policy Brief (

For full details and information on how to apply please visit ( )

Sarah Forgrieve
Fund Manager - GlobalSeaweedSTAR

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Scottish Marine Institute
Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA, UK

Tel: 01631 559487 (direct dial) 01631 559000 (switchboard)
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