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  • BridgeAI Supply Chain Demonstrator

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million in grant funding to deliver AI demonstrator projects. These projects are intended to benefit efficiency in supply chains and increase firm level productivity.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:
    • business of any size
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • not for profit
    • intend to exploit the project outcomes from the UK for domestic or global benefit
    Your consortium must involve at least:

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    24 June 2024
    Closes:
    21 August 2024

  • Eureka Disaster Resilience Programme Collaborative R&D 2024

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop technologies in the field of Disaster Resilience, Response and Recovery, in partnership with organisations from participating Eureka countries.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to UK registered businesses collaborating with organisations from other participating Eureka countries.

    To be eligible for grant funding from Innovate UK your collaboration:

    • must include at least one grant claiming UK registered micro, small or medium sized enterprise (SME)
    • must include at least one other eligible partner from another of the Eureka countries participating in the competition

    The UK registered partners in your Eureka project must nominate one business, of any size, to start an Innovate UK application.

    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:
    14 June 2024
    Closes:
    31 October 2024

  • New Innovators in health technologies, West Yorkshire

    UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £500,000 for projects that grow their innovation activities in the health technologies cluster in West Yorkshire.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered micro or small business
    • not have previously been awarded funding directly from Innovate UK
    • be growing your innovation activities in the health technologies cluster in West Yorkshire
    • intend to exploit the project outcomes from the UK for domestic or global benefit

    Open now

    Opened:
    10 June 2024
    Closes:
    17 July 2024

  • New Innovators in agri-tech & food technology, Mid & North Wales

    UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £400,000 for projects that grow their innovation activities in the agri-tech and food technology cluster in Mid and North Wales.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered micro or small business
    • not have previously been awarded funding directly from Innovate UK
    • be growing your innovation activities in the agri-tech and food technology cluster in Mid and North Wales
    • intend to exploit the project outcomes from the UK for domestic or global benefit

    Open now

    Opened:
    10 June 2024
    Closes:
    17 July 2024

  • Mid and North Wales Launchpad: Cluster Management

    UK registered organisations can apply for up to £150,000 for a project to develop and manage the agri-tech and food technology innovation cluster in Mid and North Wales.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants or collaborations.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size, academic institution, a research and technology organisation (RTO), charity, not for profit or public sector organisation
    • carry out its project work in the UK, and have impact in the agri-tech and food technology innovation cluster in Mid and North Wales

    Open now

    Opened:
    10 June 2024
    Closes:
    10 July 2024

  • Eureka collaborative R&D: UK – Israel Round 3

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop projects focused on industrial research with the Israel Innovation Authority.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to UK registered organisations collaborating with Israeli organisations.

    To be eligible for grant funding from Innovate UK your collaboration:

    • must include at least one UK registered business of any size
    • must include at least one eligible partner from Israel
    • can include other UK registered organisations

    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:
    10 June 2024
    Closes:
    30 October 2024

  • UK-Singapore Collaborative R&D 2024

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million for the purpose of developing innovative proposals with Singapore. You must collaborate with at least one Singapore business applying under the equivalent Enterprise Singapore programme.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to UK and Singapore collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size
    • collaborate with a Singapore registered business, which must be a separate non-linked entity to the UK project partners

    Open now

    Opened:
    3 June 2024
    Closes:
    28 August 2024

  • International Green Corridors Fund: UK – NL Feasibility Studies

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £430,000 for feasibility study projects with Netherlands organisations, looking at UK - NL Green Shipping Corridor routes. This funding is from the Department for Transport.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to UK and Netherlands collaborations only.
    To lead a UK application your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.
    Netherlands organisations must apply through Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

    Open now

    Opened:
    3 June 2024
    Closes:
    17 July 2024

  • ATI Programme strategic batch: EoI - June 24

    The ATI Programme funds industrial research and investment aid for research infrastructures to make the UK civil aerospace sector more competitive.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size to lead a research project
    • be a UK registered business of any size, an academic institution, research organisation or a research and technology organisation (RTO) to lead a capital infrastructure project
    • 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 framework agreement

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    3 June 2024
    Closes:
    19 June 2024

  • Farming Futures: Nutrient Management Phase 1 - Industrial Research

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £15 million across the two strands of this competition, to develop innovative solutions for nutrient management. This funding is from the Farming Futures R&D 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 collaborate with other UK organisations.

    Open now

    Opened:
    29 May 2024
    Closes:
    24 July 2024

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