UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £3 million to address measurement and analysis problems with one or more analysis partner organisations.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £3 million
Opens: 29th Jul 2019
Closes: 4th Sep 2019
UK Businesses will work with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £3 million in innovation projects.
The aim of this competition is to help businesses address analysis and measurement problems affecting an existing product, process or service.
For example, to analyse why a certain percentage defect rate is occurring within an existing production process. These are problems that are best explored by experts and cutting-edge facilities available in the UK.
You must outline what you consider to be the benefits of solving your problem, such as improved productivity or competitiveness.
Innovate UK will only consider problems that:
This is phase 1 of a potential 2-phase competition. A decision to proceed with phase 2 will depend on the outcomes from phase 1.
Phase 1 is an Expression of Interest (EoI) phase. Only successful applicants from phase 1 will be able to apply to take part in phase 2.
To lead a project your organisation must:
Innovate UK have allocated up to £3 million to fund innovation projects in this competition.
Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £25,000 and £300,000.
For feasibility studies and industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
Projects must end by 31 March 2021. They can last between 3 and 12 months.
In this competition we will not consider problems that: