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...

Open Programme, Round 3
  • Submissions by:9 August 2017
  • Project duration:6 to 36 months
  • Value:£25,000 to £1,000,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 50% to 70% depending on size of company
Improving Operations Through Machine Learning
  • Submissions by:6 September 2017
  • Project duration:phase 1 4 months; phase 2 6 months
  • Value:phase 1 £50,000; phase 2 to £250,000
  • Funding:SBRI: 100% of eligible project costs
Infrastructure systems round 3
  • Submissions by:13 September 2017
  • Project duration:3 to 36 months
  • Value:£25,000 to £5,000,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 50% to 70% depending on size of company

Defence and Security Accelerator...

Improving Crowd Resilience
  • Submissions by:20 September 2017
  • Project duration:6 months
  • Value:expected to fund projects from £40,000 to £80,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs
Accelerator Open Call for Innovation
  • Submissions by:next round 29 August 2017
  • Project duration:3 to 9 months
  • Value:£50,000 to £90,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs

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

SME Instrument
  • Submissions by:next round feasibility studies 7 September 2017, development and demonstration 13 October 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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