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ICO offers more grants for privacy, data protection research

Friday 6 July 2018 | 18:02 CET | News
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is inviting organisations to bid for funding from the second round of is grants programme to support research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues. A number of grants will be awarded for a minimum of GBP 20,000, and maximum of GBP 100,000. Applications must be submitted by Friday 17 August.

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