Herewith notice of the JISC Grant Funding Call 07/11, for the Managing Research Data Programme (02) 2011-13 (#jiscmrd), which will be released in the next few days.
A total of approximately £4.6M will be available, divided across three strands. The deadline for submissions will be 28 July 2011.
*There will be a community briefing event on Friday 1 July, in London.*
The strands are as follows:
Strand A: Institutional Research Data Management Infrastructure: divided between A(1) Start-up projects to help institutions that are at an early stage of developing a research data management infrastructure; and A(2) Embedding projects to help institutions enhance and extend an existing pilot research data management infrastructure.
These projects are intended to help Universities (1) pilot or (2) further develop and extend infrastructures for research data management as part of institutional mission to provide high quality support for research.
Funding is not expected to exceed £250,000 per project; total funding of approximately £3M is available. Projects are to run for up to 18 months and complete by 31 March 2013.
Strand B: Research Data Management Planning: projects to design and implement research data management plans for specific projects/departments; including supporting systems and tools.
These projects are intended to help research groups/projects/departments fulfil disciplinary best practice and the requirements of research funders by implementing data management plans and supporting systems.
Funding of up to £100,000 is available per project; proposals requesting less funding are strongly encouraged. Total funding of approximately £1M available. Projects are to run for up to 6 months, and complete by 31 March 2012.
Strand C: Projects to develop and implement institutional data management planning tools/workflows.
These projects are intended to help Universities make best use of the DCC’s DMPonline tool by customising it for institutional use and integrating it with a research data management infrastructure, and/or with pre-grant award systems and research information management systems.
Funding is not expected to exceed £100,000 per project; total funding of approximately £600K is available. Projects are to run for up to 12 months.
The full text of the Call and further information will appear on the JISC website in the next few days.