Businesses and research and technology organisations can apply to Innovate UK for a share of £19 million to develop new products, processes and services in the fields of emerging and enabling technologies and health and life sciences. A further £12 million is available for business-graduate partnerships in either industry sector area. Projects supported will address one of four priority areas:
- Emerging Technologies
- Digital Technology
- Enabling Capabilities
- Space Applications
Eligible submissions will be partnerships that include an SME, range in size from £35,000 to £2 million and last from 3 months to 3 years. Grants can cover up to 70% of project costs.
Briefing events for interested parties will be held in Edinburgh, Cardiff and Leeds in January and February 2018 and the deadline for applications is at midday on 28th March 2018.