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Opportunity profile: EPSRC makes a quantum leap


New scheme is for foundational research with an awareness of applications

Top tips

  • Have a five-year vision of where your technology could go.
  • The scheme is for foundational research that has an awareness of real-world constraints and industry needs.
  • Systems integration is one focus for the call.
  • If you are unsure of the brief, be sure to raise any issues with your research office or the council directly.

To those outside this area of research, the quantum realm may look like a weird and mysterious place. But the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is betting money on the idea that some of the famous principles of quantum mechanics can be used for technology in all sorts of areas.

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