XPRIZE Rainforest

The $10M XPRIZE Rainforest is a five-year competition. The winning team will develop novel technologies to rapidly and comprehensively survey rainforest biodiversity and use that data to improve our understanding of this complex ecosystem.

Opens: 01/11/2019 Closes: 15/03/2021

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EPSRC Future Manufacturing Feasibility Studies for advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing

The EPSRC Future Manufacturing CMAC Research Hub is offering funding to support four Feasibility Studies at TRLs 1 – 4. The funding is available for novel short-term research studies of advanced manufacturing technologies to complement the current Hub research programme of advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Opens: 20/08/2020 Closes: 01/10/2020

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Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network (RIHN)

Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) in healthcare involves moving production closer to the point-of-care, helping clinicians to deliver better outcomes through medical products, technologies and therapies that are available on-demand and tailored to patient needs. The RIHN now seeks to fund novel applications of RDM for use in challenging mobile environments, supporting the practice of humanitarian, military and emergency medical care.

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 30/10/2020

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Measurement for Recovery

Measurement for Recovery helps solve analysis or measurement issues that cannot be resolved using standard technologies and techniques. Our aim is to help boost resilience and competitiveness by bringing together the UK’s top scientists and facilities with companies, to address problems in innovative ways.

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 31/12/2020

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Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab London

The FinTech Innovation Lab is a highly competitive, 12-week program that helps early to growth-stage enterprise technology companies refine and test their value proposition with the support of the world’s leading financial service firms.

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 04/10/2020

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ATI Programme strategic batch: expression of interest September 2020

The ATI Programme funds industrial research and investment aid for research infrastructures to make the UK civil aerospace sector more competitive. Up to €20m per project is available, with total funding £3.9bn.

Opens: 07/09/2020 Closes: 23/09/2020

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Innovation continuity loans: Strand 2: September 2020 follow-on competition

Innovate UK can provide additional COVID-19 innovation continuity loans for the continuation of planned or existing innovation activity. Loans of between £250,000 and £1.6 million are available.

Opens: 02/09/2020 Closes: 30/09/2020

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The new KTN SME Accelerator: Accelerating innovative Chemistry & Industrial Biotechnology solutions for a Net Zero World

Offering a valuable package of training & support to a cohort of 10-15 promising early & late-stage innovators, in order to accelerate their pathway towards commercialisation and enabling the UK to build more resilient chemical supply chains.

Opens: 02/09/2020 Closes: 30/09/2020

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$2000 scholarship for students with a precision agriculture idea that will have a positive impact on the environment

Farms.com is running a contest for UK, US and Canadian students to win one of three scholarships. 

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 02/10/2020

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Brazil Energy Programme Challenge Competitions

The Brazil Energy Programme (BEP) grant competition for British and international companies is now open, inviting participation in grant-funded demonstration projects of innovative low carbon technologies. The first competition is for three projects to demonstrate solar power, storage and home energy management technology in Brazil. Approximately £3m in grant funding will be awarded in this round.

Opens: 17/08/2020 Closes: 11/09/2020

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