Deadline for proposals: 5pm, Monday 24 February 2014

Kauffman Foundation and Nesta are jointly inviting proposals for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth Experiments grant projects from researchers and program delivery organizations around the globe.
The major objective of the grant program is to increase the use of randomized controlled trials in innovation and entrepreneurship research and evaluation.
The funding opportunity funds experimental research that provides evidence on the best approaches to increase innovation; supports high-growth entrepreneurship; and accelerates business growth.
Eligibility Criteria:
Researchers interested in designing and conducting randomized controlled trials on innovation and entrepreneurship are eligible to apply.
Program delivery organizations and operators involved in entrepreneurship training and education programs, innovation management and commercialization, or other programs that aim to support innovation and entrepreneurship, who are interested in participating in research projects and undertaking randomized controlled trials are also eligible to apply. Applicants can be the nationals and permanent residents of any country around the world.
About NESTA:
Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.