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: 23/07/2021

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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: 05/07/2021

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The Steve Bishop - Short Research or Training - Early Career Award, Sponsored by KTN

This scholarship is aimed at those in the early part of their career as an animal scientist (postgraduate student or within two years of graduating with a PhD, or those working in commerce or industry with an equivalent level of experience without necessarily having a PhD).

Opens: 24/05/2021 Closes: 30/07/2021

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Innovate UK SMART grants May 2021

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25m for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy, with up to £500k for short projects or up to £2m for longer projects. This funding is from Innovate UK.

Opens: 28/05/2021 Closes: 25/08/2021

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Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Business-led R&D

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million for R&D projects with the potential to significantly impact the 2025 UK Plastic Pact targets. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Opens: 18/05/2021 Closes: 08/09/2021

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