UK-Malaysia urban innovation challenge 2017

This scheme is closing soon

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of £3 million to work with Malaysian partners on innovative urban solutions in Malaysia.

Programme

Innovate UK and UK–Malaysia Newton-Ungku Omar Fund

Award

Up to £400k

Opens:

2nd May 2017

Registration closes:

30th Aug 2017

Closes:

6th Sep 2017

Key features

A total of up to £1.1 million is available to UK businesses for projects that transform screening and speed up the diagnosis of cancer.

Programme

SBRI

Award

Up to £1m

Opens:

25th Jul 2017

Closes:

6th Sep 2017

Infrastructure systems round 3

This scheme is closing soon

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £15 million to develop innovative solutions to challenges in infrastructure systems.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £3.5m

Opens:

10th Jul 2017

Closes:

13th Sep 2017

Key features

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £250,000 to develop machine learning solutions that will improve Innovate UK’s operations

Programme

SBRI

Award

Up to £50k

Opens:

24th Jul 2017

Registration closes:

6th Sep 2017

Closes:

13th Sep 2017

Key features

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme is launching a new funding stream – i4i Connect – aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in need of a funding boost to reach their next stage in the development pathway.

Programme

NIHR i4i Programme

Award

Up to £150k

Opens:

16th Aug 2017

Closes:

13th Sep 2017

Key features

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for funding. This will establish a National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility as part of the Faraday Challenge Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Programme

Faraday Challenge Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the Advanced Propulsion Centre in partnership with Innovate UK

Award

A share of around £40m

Opens:

25th Jul 2017

Registration closes:

7th Sep 2017

Closes:

14th Sep 2017

Eureka Eurostars 2 Call 8

This scheme is closing soon

Key features

EUREKA Eurostars is aimed at innovative small to medium enterprises (SMEs) wanting to take part in collaborative research with partners across Europe and associated countries. Innovate UK manages UK applications.

Programme

Eureka Eurostars

Award

Up to around £320k

Opens:

24th Jul 2017

Registration closes:

7th Sep 2017

Closes:

14th Sep 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £30 million to work on innovation projects to design, develop and manufacture batteries for the electrification of vehicles.

Programme

Faraday Challenge Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the Advanced Propulsion Centre in partnership with Innovate UK

Award

Up to £21m

Opens:

25th Jul 2017

Closes:

14th Sep 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million to work on innovation projects to design, develop and manufacture batteries for the electrification of vehicles.

Programme

Faraday Challenge Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the Advanced Propulsion Centre in partnership with Innovate UK

Award

Up to £7m

Opens:

25th Jul 2017

Closes:

14th Sep 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of £6 million to work with research organisations or businesses on commercialising quantum technologies.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £350k

Opens:

17th Jul 2017

Closes:

20th Sep 2017

Key features

Up to £35 million matched grant funding is available through the latest round of APC competition and projects from consortia that can actively acceleration low-carbon propulsion technologies to market are urged to apply for this latest round of funding.

Programme

Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC)

Award

Up to £28m

Opens:

10th Jul 2017

Registration closes:

20th Sep 2017

Closes:

27th Sep 2017

Key features

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £500,000 to develop solutions that provide information on improving business productivity.

Programme

SBRI

Award

Up to £110k

Opens:

24th Jul 2017

Registration closes:

20th Sep 2017

Closes:

27th Sep 2017

Key features

Sponsored by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK, the Niche Vehicle Feasibility Competition provides SMEs and micro companies active in the low carbon vehicle technology sector with grant funding of up to £8,000.

Programme

Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK

Award

Up to £8,000

Opens:

6th Sep 2017

Closes:

2nd Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of £3 million to work with Chinese partners on innovative urban solutions in Guangdong province.

Programme

UK-China Newton Fund

Award

Up to £350,000

Opens:

3rd Jul 2017

Registration closes:

27th Sep 2017

Closes:

4th Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million to speed up development of new digital technology healthcare solutions.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £700k

Opens:

31st Jul 2017

Closes:

11th Oct 2017

Key features

Micro, small or medium-size UK companies can apply for a share of £10 million to work alone or with others on solving healthcare challenges.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £2.8m

Opens:

31st Jul 2017

Closes:

11th Oct 2017

Key features

Micro, small or medium-size UK companies can apply for a share of £2 million to work alone or with others on solving healthcare challenges.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £140k

Opens:

31st Jul 2017

Closes:

11th Oct 2017

Key features

UK organisations can apply for a share of £8 million to work with Indian partners on biotechnology solutions for industrial waste challenges in India.

Programme

Newton Bhabha Fund

Award

Up to £2m

Opens:

5th Jun 2017

Registration closes:

11th Oct 2017

Closes:

18th Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million across 3 competitions to research technologies and business models that develop future vehicle-to-grid (V2G) products and services.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £4.9m

Opens:

10th Jul 2017

Closes:

18th Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million across 3 competitions to research technologies and business models that develop future vehicle-to-grid (V2G) products and services.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to around £1m

Opens:

10th Jul 2017

Closes:

18th Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of £20 million across 3 competitions to research technologies and business models that develop future vehicle-to-grid products and services.

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

Up to £157.5k

Opens:

10th Jul 2017

Closes:

18th Oct 2017

Key features

The £50,000 Inventor Prize is looking for the UK’s best inventions that help make people’s lives better. The competition is looking for innovative and exciting new products that haven’t been on sale before.

Programme

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Award

Up to £50K

Opens:

9th Aug 2017

Closes:

22nd Oct 2017

Key features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to research and develop new connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.

Programme

Innovate UK & The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV)

Award

Up to £175k

Opens:

25th Jul 2017

Closes:

25th Oct 2017

Reducing the use of animals in research

This scheme is opening soon

Key features

Up to £2.3 million is available to UK SMEs across 3 challenges to replace, refine and reduce the use of animals.

Programme

SBRI

Award

Up to £100k

Opens:

11th Sep 2017

Closes:

8th Nov 2017

Accelerating Innovation in Rail 5

This scheme is opening soon

Key features

**WATCH THIS SPACE – The Fifth Accelerating Innovation in Rail (AIiR 5) competition opens on 18 September 2017 **

Programme

Innovate UK

Award

** Up to £700k **

Opens:

18th Sep 2017

Closes:

15th Nov 2017

Key features

A new £9.2 million Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator to help strengthen the global competitiveness of British industry.

**Please note, dates shown below are estimates based on the information available and are TBC.

Programme

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Award

A share of £9.2m

Opens:

6th Sep 2017

Closes:

31st Jan 2018

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