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  • UK-US Offshore Wind Collaborative R&D

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for offshore wind R&D projects. UK projects must work in collaboration with separately funded US projects. This funding is from Innovate UK and for UK projects only.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to UK organisations working in collaboration with US projects.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size or a research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • be or involve at least one grant claiming UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • work with a US project which intends to apply or has already applied for funding from the US National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC)

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    16 October 2023
    Closes:
    10 January 2024

  • Transforming medicines manufacturing - Grand Challenge

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million to support the development and implementation of flexible, agile, scalable and sustainable technologies for medicines development, delivery and manufacture across the supply chain.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    16 October 2023
    Closes:
    15 November 2023

  • MyWorld Collaborative Research and Development: Round 2

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for innovation projects in creative technology.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

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

    • business of any size
    • not for profit organisation
    • charity

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    9 October 2023
    Closes:
    23 November 2023

  • Collaborative AI Solutions to improve productivity in key sectors

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £32 million for innovation projects that can improve productivity in key sectors through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This funding is from the Technologies Mission Fund.

    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), one large enterprise and one academic institution or RTO.

    Open now

    Opened:
    27 September 2023
    Closes:
    8 November 2023

  • AI Solutions to improve productivity in key sectors

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £32 million for innovation projects that can improve productivity in key sectors through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This funding is from the Technologies Mission Fund.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants.

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    27 September 2023
    Closes:
    8 November 2023

  • Medicines Manufacturing Skills: Centre of Excellence

    UK registered organisations can apply for up to £5.3 million to establish and coordinate a skills centre of excellence (CoE) to tackle the skills gaps of the medicines manufacturing sector.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applications and collaborations.

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

    • business of any size
    • academic institution
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • charity
    • not for profit
    • public sector organisation
    • research organisation

    Open now

    Opened:
    26 September 2023
    Closes:
    22 November 2023

  • Flexible, agile, scalable and sustainable medicines manufacturing

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to support the development and implementation of flexible, agile, scalable and sustainable technologies for medicines development and manufacture.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

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

    • business of any size
    • charity, not for profit or public sector organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    26 September 2023
    Closes:
    22 November 2023

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2023 Round 2: Industry-led R&D

    UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £20 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    20 September 2023
    Closes:
    8 November 2023

  • SSPP: Liquid food and beverages in refillable packaging

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million. This is to demonstrate a reuse or refill packaging system for liquid food and beverage products, at scale in a retail chain.

    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.

    Open now

    Opened:
    18 September 2023
    Closes:
    25 October 2023

  • Scalable Quantum Network Technologies: Collaborative R&D

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million for projects that address technological barriers in the commercialisation and adoption of quantum network technologies. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must:

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    18 September 2023
    Closes:
    1 November 2023

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