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  • Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 – Collaborative R&D

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for innovative clean maritime projects. This funding is from The Department for Transport.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.

    Open now

    Opened:
    25 May 2022
    Closes:
    13 July 2022

  • Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 - Feasibility

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for innovative clean maritime technologies. This funding is from The Department for Transport.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.

    Open now

    Opened:
    25 May 2022
    Closes:
    13 July 2022

  • Horizon Europe Guarantee - EIT KICs 2022

    This funding route is to deliver the UK Government’s Horizon Europe guarantee. Specifically, it covers funding for UK partners involved in EIT-KIC activities in the 2022 calendar year.

    Eligibility

    UK-based organisations involved in EIT-KIC activities in 2022 who would have received EIT grant funding had the UK been associated to Horizon Europe.

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    No submission deadline

  • Farming Innovation Programme – research starter pilot - EoI Round 2

    Farming, growing or forestry businesses based in England can apply for a share of up to £1 million for feasibility projects. This is an expression of interest competition.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants. To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be an active farming, growing or forestry business of any size based in England
    • be able to evidence that you are an established business, including sole traders and partnerships
    • have a UK bank account
    • not have been awarded Innovate UK funding as a project lead within the last 5 years before 6 July 2022

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    6 July 2022

  • Faraday Battery Challenge Round 5 Innovation: Feasibility Studies

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £25 million across two strands, for innovation in propulsion battery technologies for electric vehicles.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size
    You must involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    17 August 2022

  • Faraday Battery Challenge Round 5 Innovation: CR&D

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £25 million across two strands, for innovation in propulsion battery technologies for electric vehicles.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size

    You must involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    17 August 2022

  • Commercialising Connected and Automated Mobility: Mass transit

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million for feasibility studies into the use of connected and automated mobility as a mass transit solution.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    • business of any size
    • research organisation
    • research technology organisation (RTO)
    • public sector organisation (local authority or transport authority)

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    20 July 2022

  • Commercialising Connected and Automated Mobility: Deployments

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £40 million of CCAV competition funding, supporting new automated transport service projects.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    20 July 2022

  • Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 22

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital centric investment projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    • business of any size
    • carry out the project work in the UK
    • exploit the results from or in the UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    23 May 2022
    Closes:
    15 June 2022

  • Energy Catalyst Round 9 – Mid Stage

    Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborative applications only.

    To be eligible for funding you can be from any country, and must be a:

    • business of any size
    • research organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • charity
    • non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    You must involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    18 May 2022
    Closes:
    10 August 2022

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