The sunshine has been showing its face recently, which means summer is finally on its way!
To celebrate we’ve handpicked 18 of the latest R&D grants for you.
Funding is available for eligible projects that provide psychological support for children and young people by developing new solutions using digital technology.
Driving Electric Revolution and the Office of Low Emission Vehicles are coming together to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects that look to support the UK’s push towards net zero.
An opportunity is now open aiming to support innovative proposals developed between the UK, Singapore and other EUREKA participating members. UK applicants can apply for a total grant of up to £350,000 for each project.
Applications are now being taken for organisations championing projects that develop innovative solutions for clean, affordable and secure energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia.
With the aim of supporting highly innovative, market focused energy solutions in any technology or sector, eligible projects in this competition must encourage the development of products and services that help countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia.
There is a share of up to £5million for UK registered businesses working collaboratively to develop supply chain capability for power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD)
Calling all young innovators! Applications are now open for young people to make their business idea a reality. The award consists of a £5,000 grant, tailored business support and a living allowance.
UK businesses, in collaboration with a Canadian partner, are welcome to apply for up to £300,000 for projects that look to advance the development and application of quantum technologies.
The competition is looking to invest £1million to fund UK businesses, in collaboration with a partner from Japan, leading collaborative research and development (R&D) projects that result in a new product, industrial process or service.
Investment of up to £800,000 is available to fund early-stage, human-centred design projects to reduce the harm that plastics have on our environment.
This competition is seeking proposals for collaborative R&D projects, demonstrating the development of on-vehicle technologies for on or off-road vehicles. Projects must either accelerate the development of technologies capable of low and zero emissions or demonstrate a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.
There is up to £30million ready to invest in projects that develop integrated aviation systems and vehicle technologies, enabling a new class of electric or autonomous air vehicles.
Phase 2 of the competition encourages applications from larger consortia who wish to undertake significant or ambitious projects that strive to integrate technologies and systems.
There is investment of up to £2million to UK registered businesses to develop digital health technologies in partnership with organisations from EUREKA countries.
The ATI programme is now taking applications for UK businesses working on collaborative research and development projects focused on industrial research. Projects must demonstrate alignment to the aerospace R&D strategies in your nation.
Investment of up to £1million is available to collaborative projects focused on business led research and development. Projects must result in new products, industrial processes or services and must be innovative and involve a technological risk.
UKRI invites applications for individuals from any discipline who wish to spend up to 36 months on secondment in the biomedical sciences sector.
As above, this competition is strand 2 of secondment in the biomedical sciences sector. This strand closes on July 1st 2020.
For more information on any of these funding opportunities, or if you have any questions about planning an application, come and talk to the team at Tatton Consulting.
Innovate UK SMART & COVID funding
As you may have seen, the next SMART round has been postponed until August now, with a likely closing date in October/ November. Whilst this is disappointing, Innovate UK have agreed to put more funding into the last SMART round and have announced that some new COVID specific funding will be launched soon.
We will be sending round details of this as soon as we have it.