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  • SBRI first of a kind round 2: demonstrating tomorrow’s stations and a greener railway

    Businesses can apply for a share of £3.5 million, including VAT, to develop demonstrators for decarbonisation of the railway and customer experience in stations.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project, you can be an organisation of any size and must:

    • carry out your project in the UK
    • involve a railway asset owner (stations, rolling stock, infrastructure), an experienced rail organisation and a railway organisation that has the potential to become a customer (these can all be the same organisation)
    • include a potential integration partner

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    8 October 2018
    Closes:
    28 November 2018

  • October expression of interest: UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme

    The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and capital projects to encourage UK civil aerospace.

    Eligibility:

    To apply you must:

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    1 October 2018
    Closes:
    17 October 2018

  • UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme: fast-track collaborative R&D EoI

    UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £8 million to carry out collaborative R&D, collaborative fast-track and feasibility projects that enhance the UK’s position in civil aerospace.

    Eligibility:

    To apply you must:

    • be a UK based organisation, of any size
    • plan to carry out an aerospace research or technology development project in the UK
    • address the requirements of the UK Aerospace Technology Strategy, ‘Raising Ambition’
    • sign up to the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) framework agreement
    • work in collaboration with other organisations

    Open now

    Opened:
    24 September 2018
    Closes:
    5 December 2018

  • UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme: collaborative R&D EoI

    UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £8 million to carry out collaborative R&D, collaborative fast-track and feasibility projects to enhance the UK’s position in civil aerospace.

    Eligibility:

    To apply you must:

    • be a UK based organisation, of any size
    • plan to carry out an aerospace research or technology development project in the UK
    • address the requirements of the UK Aerospace Technology Strategy, ‘Raising Ambition’
    • sign up to the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) framework agreement
    • work in collaboration with other organisations

    Open now

    Opened:
    24 September 2018
    Closes:
    5 December 2018

  • Open grant funding competition: round 3

    Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy.

    Eligibility:

    You must:

    • be a UK based business or research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • carry out your project in the UK
    • intend to exploit the results from the UK

    Collaborations must include at least one micro, small or medium sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    24 September 2018
    Closes:
    14 November 2018

  • SBRI: intelligent data to transform local council service delivery

    Transforming local council service delivery by analysing and using intelligently captured data.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project, you can:

    • be an organisation of any size
    • work alone or with others as subcontractors

    Open now

    Opened:
    24 September 2018
    Closes:
    7 November 2018

  • Innovation loans: September 2018 open competition

    Loans for game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential that will significantly improve the UK economy.

    Eligibility:

    To take on an innovation loan for a project you must:

    • be a UK based micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • carry out your project in the UK
    • evidence that your business is suitable to take on a loan

    Open now

    Opened:
    17 September 2018
    Closes:
    21 November 2018

  • IDP 15: the road to zero emission vehicles, large R&D

    UK businesses can apply for up to £4 million to research and develop technologies that accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    • be a UK based business, of any size
    • involve at least one collaborator

    Open now

    Opened:
    17 September 2018
    Closes:
    6 December 2018

  • IDP 15: the road to zero emission vehicles, feasibility studies

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to research and develop technologies that accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must

    • be a UK based business, of any size
    • involve at least one collaborator

    Open now

    Opened:
    17 September 2018
    Closes:
    6 December 2018

  • IDP 15: the road to zero emission vehicles, R&D

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £16 million to research and develop technologies that accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    • be a UK based business, of any size
    • involve at least one collaborator

    Open now

    Opened:
    17 September 2018
    Closes:
    6 December 2018

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