Innovation competitions

You may be eligible for additional funding if your organisation is facing significant challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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6 competitions


  • The Sustainable Innovation Fund: round 2 (de minimis)

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £26 million for new projects focusing on sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size

    Open now

    Opened:
    28 July 2020
    Closes:
    2 September 2020

  • Eureka Eurostars 2: round 14

    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:

    Open now

    Opened:
    27 July 2020
    Closes:
    3 September 2020

  • IETF industrial energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies

    Organisations can apply for a share of up to £30 million for grants to carry out feasibility and engineering studies into energy efficiency and decarbonisation.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    • be a business of any size registered in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
    • operate at the manufacturing site (SIC codes 10 to 33) or data centre (SIC code 63110) in England, Wales or Northern Ireland for which the study is carried out

    Open now

    Opened:
    20 July 2020
    Closes:
    28 October 2020

  • IETF deployment of energy efficiency technologies in industry

    Organisations can apply for a share of up to £30 million for grants for energy efficiency projects that reduce fuel bills and carbon emissions.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    • be a business of any size registered in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
    • operate at the manufacturing site (SIC codes 10-33) or data centre (SIC code 63110) in England, Wales or Northern Ireland where the project is located

    Open now

    Opened:
    20 July 2020
    Closes:
    28 October 2020

  • Automotive Transformation Fund expression of interest: July 2020

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for R&D and capital projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    13 July 2020
    Closes:
    5 August 2020

  • ATF: moving the UK automotive sector to zero emissions

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million for feasibility studies to support industrialisation 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:

    • be a UK registered business of any size, a research organisation, research and technology organisation (RTO) or a non-UK registered business or research organisation
    • carry out its project work in the UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    13 July 2020
    Closes:
    19 August 2020

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