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 and Enabling: Round 3
  • Submissions by:8 November 2017
  • Project duration:from 3 to 36 months
  • Value:£35,000 to £2,000,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 50% to 70% depending on size of company
Future Global Navigation Satellite Systems Concepts
  • Submissions by:11 November 2017
  • Funding:expression of interest only
Accelerating Innovation in Rail: Round 5
  • Submissions by:15 November 2017
  • Project duration:up to 12 or 24 months
  • Value:£150,000 to £1,500,000
  • Funding:eligible project costs from 50% to 70% depending on size of company

Defence and Security Accelerator...

Finding Explosives Hidden in Electrical Items
  • Submissions by:next round 24 October 2017
  • Project duration:phase 1 6 months; phase 2 4 months
  • Value:phase 1 £40,000 to £80,000; phase 2 £50,000 to £100,000
  • Funding:100% of eligible project costs
Accelerator Open Call for Innovation
  • Submissions by:one page pitch up to 30 November 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 8 November 2017, development and demonstration closed
  • 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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