31 October 2018

New funding to drive improvements in immersive content creation

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million for innovation projects that support better, more immersive experiences.

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Agri-tech Catalyst round 7: agriculture and food systems innovation

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID (Department for International Development) for projects with partners in eligible African countries.

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Energy Catalyst round 6: transforming energy access

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million to address the need for clean, affordable and secure energy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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Open grant funding competition: round 3

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy.

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Game-changing ideas for civil aerospace: apply for funding

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.

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Innovation loans: September 2018 open competition

Loans available for game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential that will significantly improve the UK economy.

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Zero emission vehicles: funding to drive development and adoption

Businesses working on ultra-low or zero-emission projects can apply for a share of £22 million to develop their ideas and help the UK become a world leader.

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Future electric vehicles: Faraday battery challenge, round 3

The latest Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund opportunity is offering up to £25 million to UK businesses working on next-generation batteries.

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Digital health technology catalyst round 3: feasibility studies

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to speed up development of commercial digital health solutions.

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Digital health technology catalyst round 3: collaborative R&D

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million to speed up development of commercial digital health solutions.

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SBRI funding competitions

SBRI supports a range of competitions with public sector organisations and departments. Find out more about SBRI: the Small Business Research Initiative here.

Latest SBRI competitions:

SBRI: improve firefighters’ operations and safety with digital technology

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million (including VAT) for an instantly deployable solution for real time tracking of firefighters at incidents.

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SBRI first of a kind round 2: demonstrating tomorrow’s stations and a greener railway

Businesses can apply for a share of £3.5 million, including VAT, to develop demonstrators for decarbonisation of the railway and customer experience in stations.

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SBRI: intelligent data to transform local council service delivery

Transforming local council service delivery by analysing and using intelligently captured data.

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SBRI: finding a solution to Hylobius abietis in Scottish forestry

Organisations can apply for a share of £150,000, including VAT, to develop innovative ways to reduce mortality of young forest trees in Scotland caused by pine weevil damage.

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Horizon 2020

There are also opportunities for funding through the Horizon 2020 programme which focuses on European projects in research and innovation.

Find out more: Horizon 2020: what it is and how to apply for funding >>

You can find all of Innovate UK’s current open & upcoming funding opportunities here.

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