CivTech Sprint Challenge: Explainable AI

How can technology be used to create scalable, repeatable approaches to the development of explainable and ethical Artificial Intelligence solutions for the Public Sector, starting with Police Scotland?

Opens: 05/10/2020 Closes: 27/10/2020

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NATEP: helping SMEs innovate in aerospace Autumn 2020

UK registered micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for industry led civil aerospace research projects.

Opens: 05/10/2020 Closes: 18/11/2020

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SBRI - AI supporting early detection and diagnosis in heart failure management

Organisations can apply for a share of £120,000 inclusive of VAT, to develop an AI tool to provide accessible heart failure data from routine patient information.

Opens: 12/10/2020 Closes: 09/12/2020

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

Innovate UK is offering up to £210 million in loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and third sector organisations that have a challenge in continuing, completing or following on an innovation project. Loans are for organisations that find themselves facing a sudden shortage or even unavailability of funds resulting directly from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opens: 01/10/2020 Closes: 04/11/2020

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ATI Programme strategic batch: expression of interest October 2020

The ATI Programme represents a £3.9 billion joint government and industry investment to maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace.

Opens: 05/10/2020 Closes: 21/10/2020

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Horticultural Quality and Food Loss Network 2020 Funding Calls

A new 3-year, £500K Network is being established to tackle food waste and to improve quality in
horticultural and potato crops.

Opens: 23/09/2020 Closes: 15/01/2021

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SBRI: using geospatial data to solve transport challenges, phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop feasibility studies for one of the themed challenges: mobility as a service, active travel, supply chains, or increasing capacity.

Opens: 29/09/2020 Closes: 04/11/2020

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation R&D, Round 4

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million in grant funding for innovation in electric vehicle battery technology. The aim of this competition strand is to support the research and development of the most promising innovative battery technologies for the propulsion of electric vehicles, building on the outputs of previous activity to accelerate towards commercialisation. Briefing recording now available.

Opens: 28/09/2020 Closes: 09/12/2020

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Faraday Battery Challenge: Innovation Feasibility Studies, Round 4

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million in grant funding for innovation in electric vehicle battery technology. This competition strand will draw on the most exciting, high potential impact, early stage research where a 12 month feasibility study can catalyse the route to commercialisation. Recorded video briefing now available!

Opens: 28/09/2020 Closes: 09/12/2020

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SBRI competition - Modernising Energy Data Applications phase 1

Organisations of any size can apply for a share of £750,000, inclusive of VAT, to develop data applications that help to address core challenges faced in the UK. The aim of the competition is to develop data applications that address the challenges faced by organisations and individuals to deliver net zero local energy systems. Briefing recording now available.

Opens: 12/10/2020 Closes: 18/11/2020

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