DASA Space To Innovate: Alpha Drop Challenge

To promote space resilience and operational effectiveness, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has teamed up with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) Space Programme to launch the Space to Innovate Campaign. The first challenges (Alpha Drop) are open now.

Opens: 14/06/2021 Closes: 04/08/2021

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Supporting the development of technology that could remove and/or prevent graffiti

Highways England are supporting the development of technology that could remove and/or prevent graffiti on the strategic road network, and reduce the disruption that removing graffiti causes.

Opens: 14/06/2021 Closes: 27/06/2021

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CivTech 6: technology and data challenges from the Scottish Government

12 varied data and technology challenges from the Scottish government: areas covered include decarbonising manufacturing, AI and trust, peatland restoration, land use data, traffic and road management, childcare data, school building use, sustainable tourism, personal care, carer training, advice localisation, and public sector data.

Opens: 14/06/2021 Closes: 09/07/2021

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Needlestick and puncture resistant glovebox gauntlets

Sellafield Ltd is seeking innovative approaches to needlestick and puncture resistant materials for use in glovebox gauntlets in nuclear decommissioning. They are interested in new or novel materials, solutions or technologies which can be used in or with gauntlets.

Opens: 07/06/2021 Closes: 16/07/2021

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Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 11

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.

Opens: 24/05/2021 Closes: 16/06/2021

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Biomedical catalyst 2021: early and late stage awards

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £18 million to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies, and processes.

Opens: 07/06/2021 Closes: 26/08/2021

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Utility strike avoidance on Highways England network (KTN and i3P Innovation Exchange challenge)

KTN-iX is looking for innovative solutions to avoid striking utility assets during maintenance and construction of Highways England’s Strategic Road Network. The winning business(es) will be given opportunities to present solutions to major infrastructure clients, and to deliver a demonstration with Highways England delivery partners.

Opens: 28/05/2021 Closes: 18/06/2021

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Young Innovators Awards 2021/22

Young people (aged 18-30 on 28th July 2021) can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality, which includes a grant for £5,000, a living allowance, and tailored business support.

Opens: 14/06/2021 Closes: 28/07/2021

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Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition: expression of interest

The proposed Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition aims to provide funding for projects that can help develop a wide range of innovative low-carbon hydrogen supply solutions. Sign up now for a Stakeholder Engagement Day on 8th June 2021.

Opens: 24/05/2021 Closes: 26/07/2021

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KTN-iX challenge: Removal of carbon particles from fuel passages within an installed gas turbine

KTN-iX is working alongside a multinational organisation in the gas turbine industry. They are looking to engage innovators and innovative organisations that can help them solve a significant challenge: removing fuel auto-oxidation deposits from internal fuel passages within Inconel injectors without dismantling the unit/components where those passages are located.

Opens: 14/05/2021 Closes: 16/07/2021

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