We are very pleased to announce that Dr Dieter F. Kogler, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland – a previous RSA Early Career Grant holder – has been awarded major European Research Council Funding. 

Following the award of a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant  for a study entitled, ‘Technology Evolution in Regional Economies’ (TechEvo) Dr Dieter F. Kogler, whose research focus is on the geography of innovation and evolutionary economic geography said, “support through the RSA Early Career Grant Scheme was instrumental in developing key pilot studies for this ambitious project”.

The aim of the TechEvo project is produce a series of economic indicators, models and tools which will enable firms and policy makers, across Europe, to make more informed and better location-based investment decisions to boost innovation and drive regional prosperity. The project will also deliver an advanced science and technology policy evaluation tool. For more details on the project go to www.ucd.ie/innovation/newsevents/news/2017/february/ucdresearcherawarded15millionercfunding/

Write YOUR OWN SUCCESS STORY with an RSA Early Career Grant and apply by 31st May 2017. For more details go to www.regionalstudies.org/funding/page/early-career-grant-scheme