Technician Commitment announces Collaboration Fund for 2021

The new Technician Commitment Collaboration Fund launched today, 7th December 2020, funding projects in universities and higher education institutes to support the sustainability, recognition, development & visibility of their technical workforce.

The Collaboration Fund is a small grants scheme which provides funding to Technician Commitment Signatory Institutions to enable collaborative projects with external partners to advance the aims of the Technician Commitment.

The scheme is open to all Technician Commitment Signatory institutions and funding is awarded on a competitive basis.  The Steering Board invites submissions in the range of £100 - £2000 to support the creation of collaborative opportunities. Examples of some activities are joint workshops, shared training, development of shared materials, facilitation of work placements/exchanges and seminars/conference styled activity.

The application window runs from 7th December 2020 - 15th February 2021, and successful projects should be delivered between 1st March 2021 and 31st December 2021.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria, scope and application process. Download the application form here.


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