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  • Advancing precision medicine

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million over two rounds of this competition. The competition will fund projects focusing on developing digital and data-enabled tools as well as multi-modal approaches.

    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)

    You must be or involve at least one grant claiming micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    16 January 2023
    Closes:
    8 March 2023

  • Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition: Round 8

    UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single small and medium sized enterprise (SME) applicants registered in the UK.

    Open now

    Opened:
    13 January 2023
    Closes:
    8 March 2023

  • Better Food for All: Innovation for improved nutrition, mid-stage

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million over the three strands of the competition. Projects will support the development of innovative solutions to address significant nutrition challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a mid-stage industrial research project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 January 2023
    Closes:
    29 March 2023

  • Better Food for All: Innovation for improved nutrition, late-stage

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million over the three strands of the competition. Projects will support the development of innovative solutions to address significant nutrition challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only. To lead a late-stage experimental development project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 January 2023
    Closes:
    29 March 2023

  • Better Food for All: Innovation for improved nutrition, early-stage

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million over the three strands of the competition. Projects will support the development of innovative solutions to address significant nutrition challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only. To lead an early-stage feasibility project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    • business of any size
    • research organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • charity
    • not for profit organisation
    • public sector organisation

    Open now

    Opened:
    11 January 2023
    Closes:
    29 March 2023

  • Innovative technologies for intracellular drug delivery

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million. This is to support innovation in intracellular drug delivery formulations. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to collaborations only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered:

    • business of any size
    • charity
    • not for profit
    • public sector organisation
    • research and technology organisation (RTO)

    You must involve at least one grant claiming micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    9 January 2023
    Closes:
    22 February 2023

  • Farming Futures: automation and robotics, industrial research

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £12.5 million across the two strands of this competition, to develop innovative solutions for automation and robotics. 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.

    Open now

    Opened:
    9 January 2023
    Closes:
    15 March 2023

  • Farming Futures: automation and robotics, experimental development

    UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £12.5 million across the two strands of this competition, to develop innovative solutions for automation and robotics. 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.

    Open now

    Opened:
    9 January 2023
    Closes:
    15 March 2023

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2023 Round 1: Industry-led R&D

    UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £25 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations.

    To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).

    Open now

    Opened:
    4 January 2023
    Closes:
    1 March 2023

  • Creative Catalyst 2023

    UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative industries sector, can apply for funding up to £50,000 with a package of support to grow their business.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered micro or small business
    • have not previously received funding from Innovate UK

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    5 December 2022
    Closes:
    15 February 2023

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