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

Current Funding Opportunities

Key technology components for local energy systems

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million to develop technology components that help improve the efficiency of local energy systems.

Competition opens: 22nd July 2019

Competition closes: 9th October 2019

 

Seraphim Space Camp Mission 3

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

Competition opens: rolling applications

 

UK Research and Innovation strength in places fund: wave 2 EoI

Consortia of UK businesses and research organisations can apply for ‘seed corn’ funding of up to £50,000 to develop full applications for wave 2 of the UKRI Strength in Places Fund.

Competition opens: 3rd June 2019

Competition closes: 9th October 2019

 

NATEP: helping SMEs innovate in aerospace, autumn 2019

UK micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for industry led civil aerospace research projects.

Competition opens: 21st October 2019

Competition closes: 4th December 2019

 

Innovate UK Smart Grants: October 2019

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations that can make a significant impact on the UK economy.

Competition opens: 17th October 2019

Competition closes: 8th January 2020

 

CELTIC-NEXT autumn 2019: innovative 5G infrastructure and applications

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for 5G collaborative R&D projects in the EUREKA CELTIC programme.

Competition opens: 14th October 2019

Competition closes: 11th December 2019

 

Agri-tech catalyst round 9: agriculture and food systems innovation, late stage

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work on agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa.

Competition opens: 14th October 2019

Competition closes: 8th January 2020

 

Agri-tech catalyst round 9: agriculture and food systems innovation, mid stage

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work on agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa.

Competition opens: 14th October 2019

Competition closes: 8th January 2020

 

Agri-tech catalyst round 9: agriculture and food systems innovation, early stage

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work on agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa.

Competition opens: 14th October 2019

Competition closes: 8th January 2020

 

Enabling data access in accountancy, insurance and legal services: CR&D

Apply for a share of up to £3.5 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, to enable data access and innovation in accountancy, insurance and law.

Competition opens: 14th October 2019

Competition closes: 20th November 2019

 

Application of whole genome sequencing approaches to cancer

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £5.4 million. This is for projects involving the application of whole genome sequencing to analyse cancers. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Competition opens: 7th October 2019

Competition closes: 22nd January 2020

 

October expression of interest: ATI programme

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Programme, formerly the UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme, provides funding to industrial research and capital projects to encourage innovation in UK civil aerospace.

Competition opens: 7th October 2019

Competition closes: 23rd October 2019

 

Business Basics 3: SME technology use (non-business led trials EoI)

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million to run trials in England to test ways to encourage SMEs to adopt existing productivity-boosting technologies.

Competition opens: 2nd October 2019

Competition closes: 4th December 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: innovation in automated tunnel examination

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million, plus VAT, for projects that develop and demonstrate innovation to automate the examination of tunnels.

Competition opens: 16th September 2019

Competition closes: 13th November 2019

 

SBRI: innovation in rail security surveillance analytics, phase 1

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £968,000, plus VAT, for innovations that demonstrate security surveillance analytics in Network Rail stations.

Competition opens: 16th September 2019

Competition closes: 13th November 2019