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  • SBRI : Improving Hip Fracture Outcomes Using Data, phase 1

    Organisations can apply for a share of £160,000 inclusive of VAT to develop a solution which will improve quality of care and outcomes for hip fracture patients.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Contracts will be awarded to a single legal entity only.

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    1 February 2021
    Closes:
    31 March 2021

  • Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2021

    Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project your organisation must:
    • be a UK registered business of any size or a research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • be, or collaborate with, at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • carry out your research and development (R&D) project activity in the UK
    • intend to commercially exploit the project results from the UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    21 January 2021
    Closes:
    26 May 2021

  • Commercialising Quantum Technologies: feasibility studies round 2

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million for feasibility studies or market research projects. This funding is from ISCF.

    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.

    You must involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) in your collaboration or be a SME to work alone.

    Open now

    Opened:
    18 January 2021
    Closes:
    10 March 2021

  • ISCF TFI: large collaborative R&D projects

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million for research and development projects to improve the productivity and competitiveness of UK foundation industries. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.
    To lead a project you must be one of the following UK registered organisations:
    • business of any size
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 January 2021
    Closes:
    10 March 2021

  • SBRI : Improving Multimorbidity Acute Care Using Data Analytics, phase 1

    Organisations can apply for a share of £160,000 inclusive of VAT to develop a data-driven solution to improve the care and outcomes for patients with multimorbidity admitted to A&E.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Contracts will be awarded to a single legal entity only.

    Open now

    Opened:
    4 January 2021
    Closes:
    3 March 2021

  • Eureka Eurostars 2: round 15

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

    Eligibility

    To lead a project in the UK you must:

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    15 December 2020
    Closes:
    4 February 2021

  • ATF: moving the UK automotive sector to zero emissions

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £7 million for economic or technical feasibility studies to support scale up of the UK’s high-value electrified automotive supply chain.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.
    To lead a project your organisation must carry out your work in the UK and be a UK registered:
    • business of any size
    • research organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    You may still apply to lead a project if you are a non-UK registered business or research organisation at the time of application. However, you must set up a UK registered business before you can receive an award.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    7 December 2020
    Closes:
    27 January 2021

  • Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2020 to 2021, round 5

    UK registered higher or further education institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £10 million to help fund innovation projects with businesses

    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.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    2 November 2020
    Closes:
    27 January 2021

  • African agriculture knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2020 to 2021, round 5

    UK registered higher or further education institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £2 million to help fund an innovation project with another knowledge base and a business partner registered in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya or South Africa

    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 another knowledge base and a business partner in Republic of Ghana, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Republic of Kenya or Republic of South Africa

    Open now

    Opened:
    2 November 2020
    Closes:
    14 April 2021

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