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  • SBRI: Perth Smart Energy Network project

    Organisations can apply for a share of £150,000, including VAT, to develop a smart, flexible energy system in the estate of Perth and Kinross council.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    You must be able to test your technology in the Perth and Kinross region in Scotland.

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    20 August 2018
    Closes:
    17 October 2018

  • Productive and sustainable crop and ruminant agricultural systems

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to improve productivity and sustainability across UK crop and ruminant production systems.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:
    • be a UK based business
    • involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    You can work alone or collaborate with others.

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    20 August 2018
    Closes:
    24 October 2018

  • Energy Catalyst round 6: transforming energy access

    Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million to address the need for clean, affordable and secure energy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

    Eligibility:

    To be eligible for funding you must be:
    • a business
    • a research technology organisation (RTO)
    • an academic organisation
    • a charity or
    • a public sector organisation
    We will fund organisations from anywhere in the world.
    To lead a project you must be a:
    • UK micro, small or medium sized enterprise (SME) or RTO for early stage projects only
    • UK business for mid or late stage projects

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    20 August 2018
    Closes:
    21 November 2018

  • Newton Fund and EUREKA GlobalStars: affordable health in India

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to collaborate and address the challenges of affordable and accessible healthcare in India.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    13 August 2018
    Closes:
    4 October 2018

  • Design foundations round 1 2018

    UK businesses can apply for a share of £1 million for early-stage, human-centred research and design projects to influence future R&D activity.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    • be a UK-registered business, of any size
    • carry out your project work in the UK
    • intend to exploit the results from the UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    13 August 2018
    Closes:
    19 September 2018

  • SBRI: using data to better understand and respond to road congestion

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £250,000, including VAT, to generate innovative ideas that use data to help ease road traffic congestion.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    13 August 2018
    Closes:
    26 September 2018

  • August expression of interest: UK Aerospace Research and Technology

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

    Eligibility:

    To apply you must:

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    6 August 2018
    Closes:
    22 August 2018

  • APC 11: advancing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability

    £20 million of collaborative match funding is available for UK-developed late stage R&D to support advanced low carbon propulsion technologies in automotive.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    • have an active business base in the UK
    • base your project in the UK
    • work in collaboration with others, including a vehicle manufacturer or tier 1 supplier and a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • be a grant recipient

    Open now

    Opened:
    6 August 2018
    Closes:
    3 October 2018

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: late stage

    UK SMEs can apply for a share of up to £10 million to work on solving healthcare challenges in a clinical setting or a relevant late stage environment.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    If your project is academic-led you should apply to the Medical Research Council instead.

    Open now

    Opened:
    6 August 2018
    Closes:
    3 October 2018

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: primer award

    UK SMEs can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work alone or with others on solving healthcare challenges in a model system.

    Eligibility:

    To lead a project you must:

    If your project is academic-led you should apply to the Medical Research Council instead.

    Open now

    Opened:
    6 August 2018
    Closes:
    3 October 2018

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