Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 12

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: 28/06/2021 Closes: 21/07/2021

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Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2021 to 2022, round 3

Up to £6 million is available to fund innovation projects, which are a partnership between an academic institution/RTO/Catapult and a business or not-for-profit, employing 1-2 graduate associates.

Opens: 05/07/2021 Closes: 29/09/2021

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Future RAN: Diversifying the 5G Supply Chain

Future RAN (Radio Access Network – i.e. mobile phone masts or similar) is an open competition, run by DCMS, that will allocate up to £30 million of R&D funding to projects that support the goals of the government’s 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy. The competition is aimed at helping to incentivise industry to create new products and services to unlock the full potential of Open RAN.

Opens: 02/07/2021 Closes: 27/08/2021

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CCAV: Advancing safely to full vehicle automation

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million for up to three automated vehicle projects. This funding is from the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV).

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

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Tree Production Innovation Fund

Innovation fund supporting plant nurseries to increase and diversify domestic tree supply.

Opens: 01/07/2021 Closes: 08/09/2021

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SBRI Healthcare Competition 18: Stroke and Technology

An SBRI Healthcare competition for funding innovations in the pre-hospital diagnosis and rehabilitation of stroke. SMEs and organisations from the private, public and third sectors, including charities, are invited to submit innovative solutions to tackle pre-hospital diagnosis, rehabilitation and life after stroke.

Opens: 25/06/2021 Closes: 24/08/2021

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Accelerator Academy: Educating Emerging Entrepreneurs via Exited Entrepreneurs

A 12 week programme to help revenue generating startups validate every segment of the business and become investor-ready. Delivered by The Accelerator Network.

Opens: 25/06/2021 Closes: 16/07/2021

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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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