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13 competitions


  • Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: feasibility and primer awards

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £3 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    You can work alone or in partnership with others (SMEs, academics or research organisations).

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    21 January 2019
    Closes:
    3 April 2019

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: early and late stage awards

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    You can work alone or in partnership with others (SMEs, academics or research organisations).

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    21 January 2019
    Closes:
    3 April 2019

  • UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme: collaborative feasibility studies round 1

    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
    • sign up to the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) framework agreement
    • work in collaboration with other organisations

    Open now

    Opened:
    14 January 2019
    Closes:
    27 February 2019

  • Identifying regulatory obligations on businesses: taking stock and building insights (SBRI competition)

    Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million, including VAT, to develop a solution identifying regulatory obligations placed on businesses.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

    • be an organisation of any size
    • work alone or with others from business, the research base or charities and public sector organisations as subcontractors

    Open now

    Opened:
    14 January 2019
    Closes:
    27 February 2019

  • APC 12: 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 growth in advanced low carbon propulsion capability in the automotive sector.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project you must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    7 January 2019
    Closes:
    6 March 2019

  • January 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 encourage innovation in UK civil aerospace.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    7 January 2019
    Closes:
    23 January 2019

  • Ocean plastic solutions investment accelerator: reducing plastic pollution

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environmental crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for funding you must:

    • be a UK based small or micro company or have registered as a UK business before the grant is awarded
    • carry out your project in the UK
    • work alone

    Open now

    Opened:
    2 January 2019
    Closes:
    13 March 2019

  • Eureka Eurostars 2: round 11

    Innovative SMEs can apply for a share of £2.5 million to collaborate in research with partners across Europe and associated countries.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project in the UK you must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    12 December 2018
    Closes:
    28 February 2019

  • Citizens Advice Scotland producing automated, accurate guidance: SBRI competition

    Organisations can apply for £30,000, including VAT, to develop an automated solution that will help us write and update 3,500 pages of factual advice content.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    10 December 2018
    Closes:
    6 February 2019

  • Detection and identification of illicit postal goods at UK borders: SBRI competition

    Organisations can apply for a share of £250,000, including VAT, to develop innovative detection technologies for deployment in the UK postal border environment.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    3 December 2018
    Closes:
    23 January 2019

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