$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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CRACK IT Challenges for 2020 announced

Up to £3.5 million funding is available through the 2020 CRACK IT Challenges competition, run by NC3Rs, the National Centre for the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of the use of animals in medical research.

Opens: 14/09/2020 Closes: 05/11/2020

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Innovation call for technology to stop armed or violent offenders

Competition to find and develop ideas to give police more options to defuse dangerous situations and keep the public safe without resorting to lethal force. An initial £500,000 funding is available for innovators with up to £500,000 additional funding for a later phase.

Opens: 21/08/2020 Closes: 15/10/2020

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ISCF Transforming foundation industries: Building a resilient recovery

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of £8 million in grant funding for projects supporting recovery and growth of the UK’s foundation industries: cement, paper, glass, ceramics, metals and bulk chemicals.

Opens: 03/08/2020 Closes: 04/11/2020

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Automotive Transformation Fund expression of interest: August 2020

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for R&D and capital projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

Opens: 10/08/2020 Closes: 02/09/2020

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Transforming food production: series A investor partnership programme

Investors can apply to partner with Innovate UK to align their investments with up to £5 million grant funding in UK registered SMEs to transform food production towards net zero by 2040. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Opens: 13/08/2020 Closes: 09/09/2020

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APC 17: developing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £27 million for UK-developed late stage R&D, to support growth in advanced low carbon propulsion capability in the automotive sector.

Opens: 17/08/2020 Closes: 04/10/2020

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

Innovate UK can provide additional COVID-19 innovation continuity loans for the continuation of planned or existing innovation activity.

Opens: 18/08/2020 Closes: 02/09/2020

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Eureka Eurostars 2: round 14

UK SMEs can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million to collaborate in research with partners across Europe and associated countries.

Opens: 27/07/2020 Closes: 03/09/2020

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