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Grant Funding Competitions – October 2018

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Grant Funding Competitions – October 2018

Read our latest summary of the new grant funding competitions opening this month along with those from previous months which are still open for applications. Full details of each competition can be found on the Innovation Funding section of the GOV.uk website and links to each individual competition are below. This list will be updated as new competitions are announced.

 

Production Innovation for Immersive Content

As part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Audience of the Future programme, Innovate UK is seeking to fund innovation projects that enable immersive content to be created faster and more efficiently. Projects must develop tools, products or services for creating and delivering immersive content, and demonstrate innovation in software, hardware and/or development methodology.

Total funding available: £8 million
Competition opens: Monday 1 October 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Open Grant Funding Competition: Round 3

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest in the best cutting-edge or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation.
All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research. Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering, including arts, design, media or creative industries, and be applied to any part of the economy.

Total funding available: £20 million
Competition opens: Monday 24 September 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 14 November 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation R&D, Round 3

The goal of this 3rd round of the Faraday Battery Challenge is to support business led research and development in the design and development of batteries for electric vehicles. Projects must focus on the technical or commercial challenges in battery innovation, development and manufacture through UK supply chains.
Funding is split over 2 competitions – this element is for industrial research and experimental development projects and the other for feasibility studies.

Total funding available: £23 million
Competition opens: Monday 17 September 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation Feasibility Studies, Round 3

Funding is available from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for feasibility studies focused on de-risking the scale up of battery development technology. The aim is to support business led research and development in the design and development of batteries for electric vehicles. Funding is split into 2 competitions – this element is for feasibility studies and the other for industrial R&D projects.

Total funding available: £2 million
Competition opens: Monday 17 September 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 3: Feasibility Studies

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest in feasibility studies that can potentially develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges. You can develop solutions for either clinical or non-clinical use. Projects must be innovative and clearly demonstrate how they will have the potential to improve the health and care system.

Total funding available: £1 million
Competition opens: Monday 3 September 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 3: Collaborative R&D

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest in industrial research and experimental development projects that develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges. You can develop solutions for either clinical or non-clinical use. Projects must be innovative, collaborative and clearly demonstrate how they will have the potential to improve the health and care system.

Total funding available: £8 million
Competition opens: Monday 3 September 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Productive and Sustainable Crop and Ruminant Agricultural Systems

UK Research and Innovation, through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, will invest £20 million in innovation projects. These projects must improve productivity and sustainability by developing enhanced decisions support, precision agriculture technology solutions and systems for crop and ruminant agriculture.

Total funding available: £20 million
Competition opens: Monday 20 August 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 12:00pm

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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R&D Funding Group can advise if your business is eligible to apply for any of these grants, and help you win funding. To find out more, please contact Stephen Dyson on 0161 464 6351 or email sdyson@rdfunding.co.uk.