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Urban Living Partnership - Call for pilot phase

Copyright: Iakov Kalinin

Call status: Closed
Previous call: 23 September 2015 – 21 January 2016

EPSRC is administered this pilot call on behalf of the partners.


  • RCUK
  • Innovate UK

Funding total

Not yet awarded.

Combined funding of £2M is available from RCUK and Innovate UK for the pilot call to be distributed between the total projects.

Funding of up to £400,000 will be awarded to support each pilot project to conduct a ‘diagnostic’ phase commencing in April 2016 and running initially for up to 18 months.

Number of projects funded

Up to 5 projects each focused on a different city/urban areas.


To address the challenges faced by urban areas in the UK and to help them realise their visions for future urban living

Key aims

Through working together the partners aim to:

  • combine strengths across the UK’s research and innovation ecosystem to understand key interconnected urban challenges
  • co-produce practical responses
  • exploit emerging market opportunities and capacity for social innovation


Agriculture and Food Security Sector

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