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Programme Grants for Applied Research and Programme Development Grants - Success rates

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This document outlines success rates for funding applications to Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) and Programme Development Grants (PDG).

2020/21

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 71 32 103
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 71 32 103
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 100% 100%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 32 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 45% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 33 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 18 14 32
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 55 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 25% 44% 31%

2019/20

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 64 7 71
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 64 7 71
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 100% 100%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 23 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 36% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 24 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 11 1 12
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 46 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 17% 14% 17%

2018/19 

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 49 3 52
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 49 3 52
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 100% 100%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 22 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 45% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 27 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 13 2 15
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 48 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 27% 67% 29%

2017/18

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 45 13 58
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 45 12 57
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 92% 98%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 22 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 49% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 28 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 17 3 20
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 61 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 38% 25% 35%

2016/17

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 59 10 69
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 59 10 69
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 100% 100%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 31 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 53% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 32 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 18 1 19
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 56 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 31% 10% 28%

2015/16

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 43 18 61
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 43 16 59
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 89% 97%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 22 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 51% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 29 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 13 7 20
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 45 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 30% 44% 34%

2014/15

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 54 24 78
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 52 21 73
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 96% 88% 94%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 23 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 44% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 31 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 12 7 19
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 39 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 23% 33% 26%

2013/14

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 65 36 101
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 65 30 95
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 83% 94%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 26 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 40% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 34 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 14 5 19
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 41 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 22% 17% 20%

2012/13

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 57 34 91
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 53 25 78
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 93% 74% 86%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 24 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 45% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 29 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 11 5 16
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 38 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 21% 20% 21%

2011/12

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 65 35 100
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 62 30 92
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 95% 86% 92%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 29 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 47% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 41 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 25 9 34
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 61 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 40% 30% 37%

2010/11

WorkstreamPGfARPDG Programme Summary 
Number of submitted applications (A) 75 31 106
Number of applications that entered the review process and were considered by an advisory group (B) 75 26 101
Applications considered by an advisory group as a percentage of those submitted (B/A) 100% 84% 95%
Applications shortlisted by an advisory group (C) 33 n/a n/a
Shortlisted applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (C/B) 44% n/a n/a
Number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (D)* 38 n/a n/a
Funded applications (E)* 14 9 23
Funded applications as a percentage of the total number of stage 2 applications considered by an advisory group (E/D) 37 n/a n/a
Funded applications as a percentage of the total applications considered by an advisory group (E/B) 19% 35% 23%

 

* Includes deferral and resubmission applications from previous competitions, and those applications submitted via the Programme Development Grants route. Hence the number of Stage 2 applications considered by the advisory group can be higher than the number shortlisted.