Horticultural Quality and Food Loss Network 2020 Funding Calls

A new 3-year, £500K Network is being established to tackle food waste and to improve quality in
horticultural and potato crops.

Opens: 23/09/2020 Closes: 01/10/2020

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SBRI: using geospatial data to solve transport challenges, phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop feasibility studies for one of the themed challenges: mobility as a service, active travel, supply chains, or increasing capacity.

Opens: 29/09/2020 Closes: 04/11/2020

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation R&D, Round 4

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million in grant funding for innovation in electric vehicle battery technology. The aim of this competition strand is to support the research and development of the most promising innovative battery technologies for the propulsion of electric vehicles, building on the outputs of previous activity to accelerate towards commercialisation.

Opens: 28/09/2020 Closes: 09/12/2020

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation Feasibility Studies, Round 4

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million in grant funding for innovation in electric vehicle battery technology. This competition strand will draw on the most exciting, high potential impact, early stage research where a 12 month feasibility study can catalyse the route to commercialisation.

Opens: 28/09/2020 Closes: 09/12/2020

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SBRI competition - Modernising Energy Data Applications phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of £750,000, inclusive of VAT, to develop data applications that help to address core challenges faced in the UK. The aim of the competition is to develop data applications that address the challenges faced by organisations and individuals to deliver net zero local energy systems.

Opens: 12/10/2020 Closes: 18/11/2020

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Automotive Transformation Fund expression of interest: September 2020

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

Opens: 21/09/2020 Closes: 14/10/2020

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British Antarctic Survey: decarbonising polar vehicles

BAS is using KTN’s Innovation Exchange to look for solutions to help decarbonise the polar vehicles used at its Sky Blu Logistics Facility.

Opens: 14/09/2020 Closes: 23/10/2020

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British Antarctic Survey: decarbonising the energy supply at Antarctic research stations

BAS is using KTN’s Innovation Exchange to search for solutions to purchase to decarbonise its energy demand for heating, hot water and power at two of its island research stations – Bird Island and Signy.

Opens: 14/09/2020 Closes: 23/10/2020

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GCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards Competition

KTN is pleased to announce a further call for GCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards to encourage UK research partners to address AgriFood challenges in Africa. In total, up to £800k will be available to support a maximum of 20 awards.

Opens: 15/09/2020 Closes: 10/11/2020

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Healthy ageing: investor partnership programme, round 2

Investors can apply to partner with Innovate UK to align their investments with up to £12 million grant funding in UK registered SMEs delivering innovation in the healthy ageing market. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Opens: 07/09/2020 Closes: 04/11/2020

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