Investment funding for promising UK-based research
The Materials Science Venture Prize of the Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers' offers investment of £25,000 to support new ideas with the potential for commercial success. Applications for the 2009 prize must be submitted by January.
The annual competition supports materials scientists in the UK by funding early stage research from promising candidates. A panel of commercial, financial and technical experts judges the prize. Those interested in applying must be working in Britain on cutting edge concepts and be able to supply a business plan outlining the long-term goals of their research.
The Armourers’ Company is a UK charity that supports metallurgy and materials science education and research. Through its activities it seeks to encourage and promote materials science and recognise the commitment of professionals in the sector.
Contact The Secretary of the Armourers’ Company, tel 020 7374 4000.