R&D Grant Funding March 2021

Innovate UK grant funding supports innovative ideas and business growth. If your organisation is working on innovation projects, there may be a relevant R&D Grant that you can apply for. Below is a round-up of the latest R&D grant funding competitions currently open for entries in March 2021.

 

IETF deployment of energy efficiency technologies, Spring 2021

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £40 million for grants to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes, reducing energy bills and cutting carbon emissions.

Opened: 8 March 2021

Closes: 14 July 2021

 

IETF energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies, Spring 2021

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £40 million to carry out feasibility and engineering studies into energy efficiency and decarbonisation technologies for industrial processes.

Opened: 8 March 2021

Closes: 14 July 2021

 

ISCF Digital Security by Design – business led demonstrators phase 1 EOI

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £6 million to collaborate on market demonstrator projects showcasing the use and adoption of digital security by design technologies. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Opened: 1 March 2021

Closes: 26 May 2021

 

Farming Innovation Pathways (FIP) – industrial research

UK registered businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £7 million for industrial research to address the farming challenges of productivity, sustainability, and net zero emissions.

Opened: 1 March 2021

Closes: 28 April 2021

 

Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 8

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital centric investment projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

Opened: 1 March 2021

Closes: 24 March 2021

 

Farming Innovation Pathways (FIP) – feasibility studies

UK registered businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million for feasibility studies to address the farming challenges of productivity, sustainability, and net zero emissions.

Opened: 1 March 2021

Closes: 28 April 2021

 

ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Demonstrators – EoI

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £16 million for bold and ambitious demonstrator projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Opened: 10 February 2021

Closes: 24 March 2021

 

Commercialising Quantum Technologies: germinator projects round 1

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1 million for high risk, high return, quantum technology projects with defined commercial outputs. This funding is from ISCF.

Opened: 10 February 2021

Closes: 31 March 2021

 

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2021 to 2022, round 1

UK registered higher or further education institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £6 million to help fund innovation projects with businesses.

Opened: 8 February 2021

Closes: 14 April 2021

 

SBRI : Improving Hip Fracture Outcomes Using Data, phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of £160,000 inclusive of VAT to develop a solution which will improve quality of care and outcomes for hip fracture patients.

Opened: 1 February 2021

Closes: 31 March 2021

 

Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2021

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Opened: 21 January 2021

Closes: 26 May 2021

 

Commercialising Quantum Technologies: germinator projects round 1

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £1 million for high risk, high return, quantum technology projects with defined commercial outputs. This funding is from ISCF.

Opened: 10 February 2021

Closes: 31 March 2021

 

 

Applying for Innovate UK grant funding is a competitive process and each opportunity has its own eligibility criteria and scope. R&D Funding Group works with specialist grant writing partners to help give clients the best chance of success when applying for this type of grant funding. To find out more or for a free, no-obligation consultation, please contact us.

A full list of all current opportunities with further details can be accessed here.