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  • Commercialising quantum technology: technology projects round 1, full stage

    UK businesses can express an interest in applying for a share of up to £30 million to collaborate on quantum technology development projects. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for funding you must be one of the following:

    • a UK registered business of any size
    • an academic institution
    • a charity
    • a public sector organisation or
    • a research and technology organisation (RTO)

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    9 December 2019
    Closes:
    5 February 2020

  • ISCF smart sustainable plastic packaging: feasibility studies for demonstrators

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £700,000 to develop proposals for practical demonstrator projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

    • be a UK based business of any size or a research and technology organisation (RTO)

    Open now

    Opened:
    9 December 2019
    Closes:
    19 February 2020

  • SBRI: innovation in automated survey processing for railway structure gauging, phase 1

    Businesses can apply for a share of £720,000, plus VAT, to develop a demonstrator for automated railway structure gauging processing.

    Eligibility

    Your organisation:

    • can be any size
    • must be from the UK, EU or EEA

    Partners can only be involved as subcontractors.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    2 December 2019
    Closes:
    29 January 2020

  • SBRI: innovation in railway platform end and edge technology

    Opportunity for businesses to apply for a share of £1.08 million, plus VAT, to develop solutions to detect and deter trespass at railway platform ends and edges.

    Eligibility

    Your organisation:

    • can be any size
    • must be from the UK, EU or EEA
    • must carry out your demonstration activity in the UK

    Partners can only be involved as subcontractors.

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    2 December 2019
    Closes:
    29 January 2020

  • ISCF TFP science and technology into practice: feasibility studies

    Apply for between £75,000 and £250,000 to test the feasibility of solutions that can transform food production and help the industry move towards net zero emissions by 2040. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    18 November 2019
    Closes:
    26 February 2020

  • ISCF TFP science and technology into practice: demonstration

    Apply for between £400,000 and £4 million to demonstrate solutions that can transform food production and help the industry move towards net zero emissions by 2040. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 November 2019
    Closes:
    26 February 2020

  • UK-Israel open collaborative R&D competition 2019

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million to develop innovative technologies targeting global markets in partnership with Israeli companies.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for funding from Innovate UK your collaboration:

    • must include at least one eligible business partner from each of the participating countries
    • can include other UK registered businesses of any size
    • must follow the full process correctly

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 November 2019
    Closes:
    26 February 2020

  • ISCF transforming foundation industries: fast start projects

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of £5 million for fast start projects to improve the resource and energy efficiency of foundation industries. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size or a research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • collaborate with businesses from 2 or more of the foundation industries

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    28 October 2019
    Closes:
    5 February 2020

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