SofTMech offers funding and support for research under the following two schemes.
New Collaboration Fund
How to apply: Write a brief application (up to one side A4) and e-mail to SofTMech secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Funding amount: Normally £100 to £1500
Requirement: Collaboration with the SofTMech.
The application may be submitted anytime.
Assessment: Application will be assessed by the SofTMech Executive Committee.
Report: Submit a short report (up to one side A4) upon finishing the funding.
How to apply: Write an outline proposal (up to two sides A4) and e-mail to SofTMech secretary (email@example.com).
Funding amount: Normally £1000 to £15,000
Requirement: Proposed feasibility studies normally
1) involve a collaboration with the SofTMech;
2) make use of the SofTMech research outcomes;
3) generate new ideas that lead to new projects and new grants;
4) last up to 6 months.
Application deadlines are Feb 15th, June 15th, Oct 15th each year.
Assessment: Application will be assessed by the SofTMech Strategy Board, and the SofTMech Executive Committee will make a final decision.
Report: Submit a final report at the end of the feasibility study