The Unite! Seed Fund aims to achieve the maximum potential of Unite! It is envisioned to provide financial support to innovate, co-creative and collaborative ideas from teachers, researchers and students across the Unite! alliance. The Seed Fund intends to support exploration and development of attractive and diverse activities and projects, to help secure either additional funds for a project or to carry out joint, ambitious and innovative ideas within the alliance.

Carousel 3The aim of Unite! is to be an innovative, collaborative, inclusive and sustainable alliance. Through its ambition to realise excellence in education, research, and innovation by creating new opportunities, Unite! University alliance invites the entire Unite! community (Teaching staff, Teaching and learning units, Researchers and research Units, Students and student associations) to send proposals of collaborative projects for its first round of Seed funding.

The funding is open to all subjects and topics and is aimed at both in-person, hybrid, and purely digital formats.

seedfund.jpgAll applications will go through Metacampus, Unite!'s digital platform.  Applications open on 15 March 2023 and deadlines for submissions  vary from 15 to 31 May 2023 depending on the topic of  the  proposal. 

There will be one call annually for Unite! Seed Funds for funding   measure in Teaching & Learning and Research & PhD.  Unite! Seed   fund will have bi-annual calls for funding measures on Student   Activities. The funding decision is expected by 30 June 2023.

Funding Line: Teaching and Learning
  • Teachers (Professors, academic staff)
  • Teaching & Learning units
Funding Line: Research and PhD
  • Doctoral Researchers
  • Early-career Researchers (e.g., Post-docs, Ad-hoc lecturer/professor etc.)
  • Research Units (i.e., Doctoral Schools/programmes, Research centres, PhD communities etc.) 
  • Tenured Researchers (e.g., Professors, Associate Professors etc.)
Funding Line: Student Activity
  • Under- and Postgraduate students (including PhD Students)
  • Student organisations/associations
  • Units and service centres of Unite! Universities (such as sports unions, language centres etc.)

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