Enabling the public sector to save money, innovate and make more effective policy decisions by using space technology and data

Current Funding Opportunities

Innovate UK Smart Grants: February 2019

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy.

Competition opens: Monday 18th February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 24 April 2019 12:00pm

 

Demonstrators addressing cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £6 million for collaborative R&D projects addressing major cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things.

Competition opens: Monday 18 February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 1 May 2019 12:00pm

 

UK and Canada: enhancing industrial productivity

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop innovative technologies targeting global markets with Canadian partners.

Competition opens: Monday 11 February 2019

Competition closes: Thursday 2 May 2019 12:00pm

 

Digital health technology catalyst round 4: collaborative R&D

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop new digital health solutions. Projects can use the services of the NICE DataLab to help with real world data. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Competition opens: Monday 11 February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 10 April 2019 12:00pm

 

Seraphim Space Camp Mission 3

Seraphim Space Camp is a programme dedicated to the rapidly growing SpaceTech start-up sector

Competition opens: rolling applications

 

Round 3 GovTech Catalyst Challenges

A £20 million fund set up to help private sector innovators tackle public sector problems

Competition opens: 4th March 2019

Competition closes: 10th April 2019

 

Next-generation digital healthcare

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop new digital health products through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Competition opens: 11th February 2019

Competition closes: 10th April 2019

 

UK Aerospace Research and Technology

The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and capital projects to encourage innovation in UK civil aerospace.

Competition opens: 8th April 2019

Competition closes: 24th April 2019

 

Agri-tech Catalyst round 8: agriculture and food systems innovation

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries.

Competition opens: 1st April 2019

Competition closes: 29th May 2019

 

Electronics, sensors and photonics for robotics in extreme environments

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop reliable extreme environment grade electronics, sensors and photonics for robotics and AI systems. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Competition opens: 11th March 2019

Competition closes: 8th May 2019

 

SBRI funding competitions - SBRI supports a range of competitions with public sector organisations and departments. Find out more about SBRI: the Small Business Research Initiative here.

SBRI rail first of a kind round 3: resilience, freight, noise and environment

Businesses can apply for a share of £5.5 million, including VAT, to develop demonstrators to enhance resilience, freight operations and the environment.

Competition opens: Monday 25 February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 17 April 2019 12:00pm

 

SBRI: Developing digital roads and improving air quality (development or pilot only, 1 phase)

Highways England is funding 2 parallel competitions for solutions and ideas designed for use on UK roads. This competition is for proven feasibility projects at development stage (higher TRL).

Competition opens: Monday 11 February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 1 May 2019 12:00pm

 

SBRI: Developing digital roads and improving air quality (feasibility study and development or pilot, 2 phases)

Highways England is funding 2 parallel competitions for solutions and ideas designed for use on UK roads. This competition is for unproven feasibility projects (low TRL).

Competition opens: Monday 11 February 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 1 May 2019 12:00pm

 

SBRI: Developing a travel network management system for new mobility

Organisations can apply for a share of £250,000, including VAT, to develop innovative ideas on how to integrate new mobility options in network management centres.

Competition opens: Monday 4 March 2019

Competition closes: Wednesday 10 April 2019 12:00pm

 

SBRI: Improving housing management to enhance health outcomes

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million, including VAT, to develop a solution to improve the management of housing stock, which leads to improved health outcomes.

Competition opens: 1st April 2019

Competition closes: 15th May 2019