A comprehensive pre awards solution that fulfills your organisation’s unique needs

GrantsNow has been developed by Fusion Practices, a leading cloud consultancy and implementation service provider based in the UK.

We have decades of experience in designing and implementing a well-planned and robust IT strategy that helps our clients achieve their strategic business goals. With offices in the United Kingdom, India and the United States, we have accumulated an impressive portfolio across all industries including higher education.

Our team is comprised of experienced higher education research experts, solution design specialists, enterprise architects, and cloud computing experts. They have used their extensive knowledge of pre-award processes and system integrations to develop an intelligent solution that comprehensively addresses typical challenges. They have also

  • Delivered similar integrations between Oracle R12 Grants (EBS) and pre-awards systems
  • Delivered over 100 integrations using OICS
  • Have rich experience in building ‘in-house’


Meet the team

The core team is ably supported by technical and domain specialists with in-depth expertise in research management solutions and their integration into Oracle Cloud Financials and HCM.

Karen Gregory

Higher education research administration specialist with a strong background (over 15 years) in supporting the development, configuration, and delivery of solutions for Imperial College London. This includes expertise in building pre-awards systems and post-award integrations (Oracle Grants).

Ian McGowan

An experienced professional, who has worked for multiple IT services and outsourcing providers. He has run a consultancy since 2012 as a board advisor to deliver successful launches into new geographies such as the UK and Asia. Enterprise software, business process outsourcing, business intelligence, media and events, logistics, and manufacturing are some of his focus areas.

Ankush Shinde

A proven track record with Imperial College London where he was responsible for automation of fEC, pricing, and reference data gathering for pre-awards processes and implementing Oracle Students Systems.
He has extensive experience in Oracle Financials, Oracle Grants, and pre-awards systems.

Anil Passi

Enterprise architect with experience in delivering solutions across Oracle PAAS & SAAS, for Oracle Financials, HR, Payroll, Oracle Grants and Procure To Pay. He has extensive experience in the integration of Oracle to pre-awards systems for Imperial College London. Established Oracle ACE and author of best-selling books with Oracle Press.

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