Application process

As part of the EPSRC Network+ project EMERGENCE, we are looking to fund research-driven proposals that engage with Robot House and other living labs within the network to advance the state of the art of robotics towards being capable of transforming community health and care, with an emphasis on real-world adoption and deployment. Please also read the overall funding call, including the partner institutions.

We are looking to fund projects alonside three priority themes self-management of frailty, mitigation, and better support. Projects can request up to £50,000 at 80% fEC for a duration of 12 months. For more information, background and full details relating to the Robotics for Frailty Funding Call read the Information for Applicants. Key dates are for the application process are:

  • 30 October 2022: Registration deadline for co-creation methodology workshops
  • 3, 8, 14 November 2022: Co-creation methodology workshops
  • 30 November 2022: Deadline for submission of Initial Proposal
  • 22 December 2022: Notification of proposal outcome
  • 13, 17, tbc January 2023: Co-creation workshops
  • 15 Feburay 2023: Deadline for submission of full proposal
  • 01 April 2023: Latest date for project commencement

You can register here for attending any of the co-creation methodology workshops. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team informally prior to registering for the methodology workshops or submitting an application.

Researchers from University of Hertfordshire and beyond are exploring new ideas around human-robot interaction.

Please get in touch to discuss booking requests, collaborative research ideas and how to access the Robot House facility.