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18 competitions


  • SBRI Competition - Assays for SARS-CoV-2 cellular immune responses

    Organisations can apply for a share of £1.5million inclusive of VAT, to develop assay systems to define the magnitude and profile of cellular immune responses to SARS-CoV-2.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Contracts will be awarded to a single legal entity only.

    You must:

    • demonstrate experience in assay system development
    • work in the field of cellular immunology
    • include appropriate clinical expertise

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    26 April 2021
    Closes:
    26 May 2021

  • Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2021 to 2022, round 2

    UK registered academic institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £6 million to fund innovation projects with businesses or not-for-profits.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered higher education or further education institution, research and technology organisation (RTO) or Catapult
    • collaborate with a UK registered business, of any size, or a not-for-profit organisation

    The business must contribute to the project’s costs.

    Open now

    Opened:
    19 April 2021
    Closes:
    30 June 2021

  • Innovation in time dissemination and application

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for business-led innovation in resilient time, frequency and synchronisation. This funding is from the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

    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.
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

    Open now

    Opened:
    19 April 2021
    Closes:
    9 June 2021

  • NATEP helping SMEs innovate in aerospace – Spring 2021

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million to carry out industry-led civil aerospace collaborative R&D projects. This funding is from the ATI Programme.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must:
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the Company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.
    All project partners must sign up to the Aerospace Technology Institute ( ATI) framework agreement.
    Projects in this competition are currently exempt from paying the industrial contribution to the Aerospace Technology Institute.

    Open now

    Opened:
    6 April 2021
    Closes:
    19 May 2021

  • APC 18: developing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £25 million for UK-developed late-stage R&D, to support growth in advanced low carbon propulsion capability in the automotive sector and its’ associated supply chain.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:
    • be a UK registered business of any size
    • include in your consortium at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • include in your consortium a vehicle or tier 1 supplier
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    29 March 2021
    Closes:
    5 May 2021

  • Zero emission road freight strand 1: electric road systems

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million for feasibility studies into an electric road system demonstration.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    23 March 2021
    Closes:
    5 May 2021

  • Zero emission road freight - strand 2: hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

    UK registered businesses or organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million for feasibility studies into a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle demonstration.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    23 March 2021
    Closes:
    5 May 2021

  • Zero emission road freight strand 3: supply chain technology

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million for feasibility studies and industrial research in supply chain technology.

    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
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    22 March 2021
    Closes:
    5 May 2021

  • Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition – Strand 2

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million for innovative clean maritime and smart shipping projects. This funding is from the Department for Transport.

    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
    • research organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)

    Open now

    Opened:
    22 March 2021
    Closes:
    2 June 2021

  • Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition – Strand 1

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20m for innovative clean maritime and smart shipping projects. This funding is from the Department for Transport.

    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
    • research organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)

    Open now

    Opened:
    22 March 2021
    Closes:
    2 June 2021

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