If you are interested in setting up a MIN, follow the steps below:

  1. Complete an expression of interest form
  2. If your expression of interest is accepted, you will be asked to submit a business plan
  3. Complete an annual report for the MIN every year
  4. Complete a final report at the end of the third year.

To apply for a MIN, you will need to read and complete the following documents.

docAnnual report proforma

docBusiness plan form

docExpression of interest form

docFinal report proforma

docManagement of expenditure

The Institute will fund the work of a MIN for up to three years with a maximum of £5,000 over this duration.

Applicants can only apply for up to two rounds of funding. There is an expectation that successful MINs will look for funding in their first three years to ensure their sustainability.