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NERC Funding: Ecological consequences of offshore wind

Opportunity status:Open
Co-funders:The Crown Estate
Funding type:Grant
Total fund:£6,000,000
Maximum award:£2,500,000
Publication date:28 October 2021
Opening date:28 October 2021
Closing date:
Successful applicants invited to submit full proposal: Week commencing 31 January 2022
Full proposal closing date: 5 April 2022

Apply for funding to research UK marine ecosystems. You will investigate:

  • how ecosystems respond to offshore wind-power infrastructure
  • better approaches to marine environmental restoration

You must address all these research areas:

  • observing species interactions, population dynamics and viability
  • enhancing marine observations
  • informing marine policy and management solutions.

The full economic cost of your project can be up to £2.5 million. NERC and The Crown Estate will fund 80% of the full economic cost.

More information and application

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