Latest Funding Round-up

Latest Funding Round-up

Innovation and Funding

The latest round-up of currently available UK innovation funding for digital technologies from Innovate UK, the Defence and Security Accelerator and others. Closing dates as advertised. Please follow the links to access full details from each funder.

Innovate UK...

Emerging & Enabling Technologies Round 2
  • Submissions by:10 May 2017
  • Project duration:6 months to 3 years
  • Value:£35,000 to £2,000,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 25% to 70% depending on size of company
Accelerating Innovation in Rail Round 4
  • Submissions by:17 May 2017
  • Project duration:3 to 12 months
  • Value:£150,000 to £1,000,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 50% to 70% depending on size of company
Clinical Decision Support in Emergency Care
  • Submissions by:7 June 2017
  • Project duration:phase 1 12 weeks, phase 2 9 months
  • Value:phase 1 £2,000, phase 2 £15,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs (SBRI)
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Test Bed
  • Submissions by:19 July 2017
  • Project duration:12 to 18 months
  • Value:£7,000,000 to £18,000,000 each for up to 4 projects
  • Funding:50% of eligible project costs

Defence and Security Accelerator...

Accelerator Enduring Challenge
  • Submissions by:next round 25 April 2017
  • Project duration:3 to 9 months
  • Value:£50,000 to £90,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs
Autonomous Last Mile Resupply
  • Submissions by:21 June 2017
  • Project duration:6 months
  • Value:expected to fund projects from £40,000 to £80,000, and no more than £100,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs

Horizon 2020: The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation...

SME Instrument
  • Submissions by:next round feasibility studies 3 May 2017, development and demonstration 15 June 2017
  • Project duration:feasibility studies 6 months, development and demonstration 1 to 2 years
  • Value:feasibility studies €50,000, development and demonstration €500,000 to €2,500,000
  • Funding:70% eligible project costs


Nesta Impact Investments
  • Submissions by:open competition
  • Value:£150,000 to £1,000,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs, but typically a monetary return on investment expected

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