Participants will have the opportunity to form collaborative interdisciplinary teams who will work together to develop project proposals for a pilot study for the energy-efficient retrofit of an Egyptian MSM and bid for a grant to fund their research.
Selected Challenge Prize teams will be funded to work on their pilot study and will be advised by a team of international academics who will help guide and shape their project.
Theme: Prizes will involve the formulation of a project proposal under the theme “Climate Adaptation of Egypt’s MSMs through energy retrofit: A future-fit approach”.
Timeline: Teams will have 4 weeks to develop proposals, detailing a work plan achievable < 6 months.
Funding: Up to £6,500 (>140,000 EGP) will be awarded to each of the winning teams
- The Challenge Prize is only open to CRESMI Workshop Participants
- Participants should form collaborative interdisciplinary teams
- Each Team should include a maximum 8 of people
- All teams must include members from both the UK & Egypt& should aim for a gender balance
Deadline for proposals : Sunday 5th July 2021 (23:59 UK Time)