India–UK research into creative industries and cultural heritage
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in the UK calls for applications from UK research organisations for their grant programme for India–UK research collaborations within the fields of creative industries and cultural heritage.
This funding opportunity aims to strengthen existing and build new India–UK research and innovation collaborations within the fields of creative industries and cultural heritage. Projects funded under this funding opportunity will demonstrate the value of the creative, cultural and heritage sectors to both countries.
The funding opportunity reflects AHRC’s strategic prioritisation of India as a partner country and seeks to create a platform for long-term collaboration between researchers and partners from India and the UK.
The full economic cost (FEC) of project can be up to 400,000 GBP. AHRC will fund:
- 80% FEC for UK-based researchers
- 100% FEC for eligible international co-investigators
The maximum duration is 2 years and projects must start on 1 February 2024. They expect to support up to 10 awards.
Who is eligible to apply
To be eligible to apply for this funding opportunity you must be at an eligible research organisation (UK higher education institution or UKRI-recognised research institute or organisation).
Researchers based India can be named as an international co-investigator, although the application must be submitted by a UK-based researcher.
Co-investigators from other countries outside of the UK and India can also be included where:
- there is clear benefit to the project
- the total cost for international co-investigators is not more than 50% of the total grant cost
- be collaborative between India and the UK
- include researchers and wider partners from both India and the UK
- focus on one or more of the areas listed under ‘what we’re looking for’
Deadline: 8 June 2023