iX challenge: Design of Quayside launch methods for floating offshore wind turbine foundations

Innovate UK KTN is working alongside ABP, the UK’s leading ports group, to find innovative solutions for a floating offshore wind turbine foundation launch method, enabling transfer from the Port Talbot quayside in to the port facility’s Tidal Harbour.

Opens: 19/05/2022 Closes: 15/07/2022

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Transforming Foundation Industries – Success through innovation

Are you a Foundation Industry Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME)? Apply now to receive support to enhance your capability to innovate by accessing the rich array of support, tools and grant funding available to UK companies. Apply by 30th May to secure your place.

Opens: 20/05/2022 Closes: 30/05/2022

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Horizon Europe Guarantee 2022

The UK government has announced a new scheme that guarantees funding for successful applicants to the first and second wave of Horizon Europe grant awards regardless of the outcome of the UK’s efforts to associate to Horizon Europe.

Opens: 16/05/2022 Closes: 31/12/2022

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Farming Innovation Programme: research starter pilot, EoI Round 2

Farming, growing or forestry businesses based in England can apply for a share of up to £1 million for feasibility projects.

Opens: 23/05/2022 Closes: 06/07/2022

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iX Challenge: overhead conductor line sag measurement

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN-T), the owner of north Scotland’s high voltage electricity assets. SSEN-T is looking to engage innovators that can help them solve the challenge of accurately detecting sagging overhead conductor cables in remote locations.

Opens: 10/05/2022 Closes: 22/06/2022

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Design Exchange Partnerships: designing net zero

Apply for funding to develop design-based solutions for specific net zero and climate crisis challenges facing UK coastal and island communities.

Opens: 01/09/2022 Closes: 30/11/2022

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Energy Catalyst Round 9

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

Opens: 18/05/2022 Closes: 10/08/2022

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Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition: Round Three

UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative late-stage research and development projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

Opens: 12/05/2022 Closes: 08/06/2022

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Photonics21 Innovation Award

Photonics21 established this dedicated Innovation Challenge to push for more entrepreneurship in photonics. Any person active in the field of optics and photonics may apply.

Opens: 01/05/2022 Closes: 27/05/2022

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SBRI: Fusion Industry Challenges - phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of £2 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop solutions to encourage innovation in the fusion industry, through the use of novel and innovative heating and cooling systems, materials, manufacturing and technologies.

Opens: 09/05/2022 Closes: 22/06/2022

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