The JISC invites institutions to submit funding proposals for projects to explore aspects of Green ICT in higher and further education in the UK as outlined below:
Study of Ownership and Responsibility for Energy Costs: Total funding of up to £90,000 is available for this study – including £50,000 for undertaking the study and recruiting the case studies and £40,000 for the case studies (at £10,000 per case study). The study will run for 18 months.
Small Scale Exploration Studies of Aspects of Green ICT: Total funding of up to £300,000 is available to fund between 5 and 8 projects at between £30,000 and £70,000 per project. Projects will run for between 4 and 12 months.
Demonstrator Projects: Total funding of up to £300,000 is available to fund 6 projects at £50,000 per project. Projects will fun for 12 months.
The deadline for all proposals is 12 noon UK time on 28 October 2009. All projects are expected to start on 18 January 2010.
Proposals may be submitted by Higher Education (HE) institutions funded via HEFCE, SFC, HEFCW and DEL Northern Ireland, and by Further Education (FE) institutions funded via SFC, DCELLS Wales and DEL Northern Ireland. FE institutions in England that teach HE to more than 400 FTEs are also eligible to bid provided proposals demonstrate how the work supports the HE in FE agenda.
Further information and full funding call available at: