5G enabled road and rail transport trials in the West Midlands, round 2

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million to support development of 5G enabled transport innovations. This funding is from West Midlands 5G (WM5G).

Opens: 16/09/2020 Closes: 02/12/2020

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SBRI Competition - Next generation home vision testing

Organisations can apply for a share of £100,000 inclusive of VAT, to develop remotely deployed vision testing.

Opens: 21/09/2020 Closes: 18/11/2020

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Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre have opened a new call for proposals, offering grant funding for industry-led, collaborative R&D projects to align with innovation challenges within Scottish aquaculture.

Opens: 11/09/2020 Closes: 08/10/2020

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Innovate UK Smart Grants: August 2020

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver disruptive R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy. Apply by 25th November.

Opens: 28/08/2020 Closes: 25/11/2020

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NHS Innovation Accelerator Call for Applicants – 2021 cohort

Applications for this Call must address at least one of the following themes: NHS response to COVID-19; Mental health; Supporting the workforce. The NIA particularly welcomes female applicants and applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, as they are currently underrepresented amongst our Fellows.

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 16/10/2020

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Women in Innovation Awards 2020/21

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is offering 10 Women in Innovation Awards to female entrepreneurs across the UK. The winners will receive a £50,000 grant and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support.

Opens: 01/09/2020 Closes: 14/10/2020

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The Sustainable Innovation Fund: round 3 (temporary framework)

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million for new projects focusing on sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19.

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

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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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