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* 1. Host Organisation Details

Please provide Name; Institute/Organisation/Company of Host Organisation. Please indicate a lead applicant and contact email

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* 2. Summary of strategy for maintaining continuity with the current PEC and plans for incorporating the current Director and the PEC core team (Max. 500 Words)

Given this is a continuation of an existing investment, it is critical that the new host RO/IRO should have clear plans for how they will incorporate the PEC core team and ensure continuity in the transition from the current grant and host (Nesta) to the new grant and host. Please give clear plans for how you will incorporate the current Director and the PEC core team and ensure continuity in the transition from the current grant and host to the new grant and host.

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* 3. Summary of strength of commitment from the institution to support the development of the PEC, including potential leverage contributions (Max. 500 Words)

Potential hosts should set out their commitment to hosting the PEC and rationale for doing so. Whilst fuller details of leverage commitments will be required at the point the selected host and current PI submit a bid to the AHRC, indications of the potential leverage contributions from the host institution should be set out at this stage. Please outline your commitment to hosting the PEC and rationale for doing so, indicating the potential leverage contributions.

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* 4. Summary of current and planned infrastructure within the institution which would lend itself to hosting and supporting the ambitions of the PEC, including its policy engagement function (Max. 500 Words)

Prospective hosts should outline what current infrastructure exists within their institution which would lend itself to hosting an investment of this kind and/ or what new infrastructure it would plan to put in place to support the investment. This should also take into account that one of the PEC’s main functions is engagement with policymakers. Prospective hosts should be clear about how they intend to support this function and maintain the current PEC core team’s ability to engage actively with policymakers. Please outline how your current infrastructure would lend itself to hosting an investment of this kind and/ or what new infrastructure it would plan to put in place to support the investment, considering that one of the PEC’s main functions is engagement with policymakers. Be clear about how you intend to support this function and maintain the current PEC team’s ability to engage actively with policymakers.

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* 5. Summary of your alignment between the aims of the PEC, and its focus on the Creative Industries, with the institution’s wider research and industry engagement strategies (Max. 500 Words)

Prospective hosts should outline how their current and developing institutional strategies align with both the AHRC Vision and the aims of the PEC and ensure that it would be a well-supported, visible and high-profile investment within their institutional setting. Please provide details of how your current and developing institutional strategies align with the aims of the PEC and ensure that it would be a well-supported, visible and high-profile investment within their institutional setting.


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* 6. Summary of the visibility and standing of your institution with regards to both Creative Industries research and innovation, policy engagement and wider knowledge exchange (Max. 500 Words)

Prospective hosts should outline the strengths within the institution which exist with regards to Creative Industries research and innovation activities, policy engagement and wider knowledge exchange and impact activities. Please outline the strengths within the institution which exist with regards to the Creative Industries research and innovation activities, policy engagement and wider knowledge exchange and impact activities.

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