Supergen Energy Networks Hub

SEN Hub Flex Fund

EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks Flex Fund

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EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks £800,000 Flex Fund

The Supergen Energy Networks Hub provides a focus for a whole systems approach to energy networks research in the UK and around the world, working closely with industry and the academic community. We are delighted to announce the launch of our £800,000 fund to provide support to UK energy systems research sector. This support will be awarded through a series of funding methods over the five-year programme of the Hub via:-

  • Responsive mode funding
  • Directed funding call 
Supergen Energy Networks Hub

Launch of the first funding call

This first £250,000 call invites proposals from Early Career Researchers, i.e. those nearing the end of their PhD or having recently taken up their first academic position or Fellowship (full-time or part-time), based at a UK Higher Education Institution or other organisation eligible to hold Research Council awards.

Aims of this first call 

This first call is aimed at expanding the institutions collaborating with the Supergen Hub. We request proposals that add value to the work already programmed and provide one or more of the following criteria:

  • Extend or enhance the SEN Hub’s research programme
  • Link to other significant UKRI energy research investments
  • Address current research gaps within the energy networks field
  • Introduce new organisations to the Supergen Hub consortium
  • Introduce new skills, disciplines, and researchers to the Supergen Hub consortium
  • Develop the skills of researchers working in this domain
  • Introduce activities to maximise public engagement and awareness
How to apply - Expression of Interest stage

This is a great opportunity to access support from the Supergen Energy Networks Hub. To submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) please review the call documentation for further information including the link to the online submission form. This contains more information on the scope of the call, who is eligible to apply and how to register your interest. 

Supergen Energy Networks Hub Flex Fund - 1st call - EOI process

The closing date for applications to the EOI stage is Thursday, 9 May 2019 at 4pm. 

If you have any queries concerning any aspect of this call please contact the Supergen Energy Networks Hub Co-ordinator Linda Ward at or call 0191 208 7704.

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