After a very wet and windy winter, the Tatton Consulting team are looking forward to a bright and exciting spring. And what better way to get the new season started than to take a look at some of the great new funding opportunities open at the moment.
March 2020 expression of interest: Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) programmeThe Aerospace Technology Institute Programme is at the Expression of Interest stage of a 3 stage competition, looking to invest in projects that maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace, and meet the Aerospace Technology Strategy, “raising Ambition’.
Competition opens 2nd March and closes 18th March at 12pm.
Award – total fund available £3.9billion
SBRI: monitor and visualise domestic pollution to safeguard health
Innovate UK are looking to fund organisations of any size who can develop and demonstrate new products and/or services that enable households to measure, visualise and respond to air pollution and safeguard health.
Phase 1 competition opens 19th Feb and closes 15th April 12pm.
Award – phase 1 – up to £20K, phase 2 up to £300K.
Demonstrators addressing cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things: round 2
This competition, funded by Innovate UK, is looking for projects that aim to solve industry-focused cyber security related challenges. A preference will be given to projects that include a plan to test near-to-market interventions and experiments in real environments.
Competition opens 27th January and closes 15th April at 12pm.
Award – Maximum of £2m per project.
Seafood Innovation Fund
A £10M UK Seafood Innovation fund is looking to support the UK’s fishing, aquaculture and seafood industries, by inviting projects that deliver cutting edge technology and innovation in the productivity and sustainability of UK Seafood into the future.
Competition opens 7th February and closes 20th April.
Award – Feasibility studies up to £50K. Full R&D projects up to £250K.
UK-Canada: enhancing agricultural productivity and sustainability
In line with the aims of the transforming food production challenge, innovative research and development projects – involving UK businesses working with partners in Canada – are being invited to apply for funding. The aim s to bring new businesses and technologies into both the UK and Canadian agriculture sectors, taking into account the needs of farmers and growers.
Competition opens 27th January and closes 20th May at 5pm.
Award – A combined total funding for UK partners of £400K per application.
ISCF smart sustainable plastic packaging: feasibility studies and industrial research
Innovate UK are looking to invest up to £1M from the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Programme for early stage projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging. Projects must contribute to one of more of the UK Plastics Pact targets.
Competition opens 13th January and closes 1st April at 12pm.
Award – £1M available for eligible projects.
Funding for SMEs in the manufacturing sector
Calling all SMEs working in the manufacturing sector. In particular, projects that integrate key enabling technologies to solve clean production challenges. Key enabling technologies include micro and nanoelectronics, nanotechnology, industrial biotechnology, advanced materials, photonics and advanced manufacturing technologies.
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.
Funding Milestone – £40m in grants won!
After 5 years hard work, we are very pleased to announce that we now successfully secured over £40 million in repayment-free, interest-free, equity-free grant funding to help our clients innovate and grow.
Recent success include;
- £4,000,000 for a national food traceability project,
- £15,100,000 for Clean energy project in Africa;
- £1,150,000 for the big data project across the insurance, legal and accountancy industry.
Not bad for a small team in the North West!
I am pleased to advise that we have moved offices and are now delighted to be part of the exciting cluster of technology companies at Sci-Tech Daresbury. Please come and say hello if your on-site!
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