This fund gives a design researcher the chance to work in business for 6 months to a year and collaborate on projects. They are interested in three priorities:
- The role of design in the innovation system
- The role of design in service innovation
- Evidence to demonstrate the impact and value of Design
Below is some more information.
Funding Body: AHRC and ESRC
Scheme: Design fellowships
Overview: These enable design researchers in UK universities to become embedded in business or public service organisations and work with them on collaborative projects.
Researchers should be keen to apply or test ideas about service innovation in business, public sector or similar context. They should apply in collaboration with a business or public sector organisation of their own choice.
Fellowships support a period between six months and one year on a full time or part time basis, with costs. Awards must start between 1 August and 31 December 2014.
Budget: AHRC meeting 80 per cent of full economic costs
Deadlines: 24 April 2014
Further Information: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funding-Opportunities/Pages/AHRC-ESRC-Design-Fellowships.aspx