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  • Police custody welfare, remote screening and monitoring system: SBRI competition

    Organisations can apply for a share of £150,000, including VAT, to develop an integrated remote monitoring and screening solution for the care of people in custody.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    You must complete, sign and upload with your application form:

    • appendix A: declaration of non-involvement in serious organised crime form
    • appendix B: police service of Scotland security aspects form

    You must meet with Police Scotland information and communications technology specialists as soon as possible after you sign the contract. You must also be vetted to Non Police Personnel Vetting Standards (NPPV) Level 2.

    Opening soon

    Opens:
    28 January 2019
    Closes:
    27 March 2019

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: feasibility and primer awards

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £3 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    You can work alone or in partnership with others (SMEs, academics or research organisations).

    Open now

    Opened:
    21 January 2019
    Closes:
    3 April 2019

  • Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: early and late stage awards

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    You can work alone or in partnership with others (SMEs, academics or research organisations).

    Open now

    Opened:
    21 January 2019
    Closes:
    3 April 2019

  • UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme: collaborative feasibility studies round 1

    UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £8 million to carry out collaborative R&D, collaborative fast-track and feasibility projects to enhance the UK’s position in civil aerospace.

    Eligibility

    To apply you must:

    • be a UK based organisation, of any size
    • 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 (ATI) framework agreement
    • work in collaboration with other organisations

    Open now

    Opened:
    14 January 2019
    Closes:
    27 February 2019

  • Identifying regulatory obligations on businesses: taking stock and building insights (SBRI competition)

    Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million, including VAT, to develop a solution identifying regulatory obligations placed on businesses.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

    • be an organisation of any size
    • work alone or with others from business, the research base or charities and public sector organisations as subcontractors

    Open now

    Opened:
    14 January 2019
    Closes:
    27 February 2019

  • APC 12: advancing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability

    £20 million of collaborative (match) funding is available for UK-developed late stage R&D, to support growth in advanced low carbon propulsion capability in the automotive sector.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project you must:

    Open now

    Opened:
    7 January 2019
    Closes:
    6 March 2019

  • January expression of interest: UK Aerospace Research and Technology

    The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and capital projects to encourage innovation in UK civil aerospace.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project or work alone you must:

    Closing soon

    Opened:
    7 January 2019
    Closes:
    23 January 2019

  • Ocean plastic solutions investment accelerator: reducing plastic pollution

    UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environmental crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for funding you must:

    • be a UK based small or micro company or have registered as a UK business before the grant is awarded
    • carry out your project in the UK
    • work alone

    Open now

    Opened:
    2 January 2019
    Closes:
    13 March 2019

  • Eureka Eurostars 2: round 11

    Innovative SMEs can apply for a share of £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:
    12 December 2018
    Closes:
    28 February 2019

  • Citizens Advice Scotland producing automated, accurate guidance: SBRI competition

    Organisations can apply for £30,000, including VAT, to develop an automated solution that will help us write and update 3,500 pages of factual advice content.

    Eligibility

    To lead a project, you can:

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

    Open now

    Opened:
    10 December 2018
    Closes:
    6 February 2019

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