Organisations can apply for a share of £250,000, including VAT, to investigate how technology can be used to monitor developments of all sizes and types.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £250,000
Opens: 15th Jul 2019
Closes: 28th Aug 2019
The aim of the competition is to investigate how technology can be used to monitor developments of all sizes and types, building an accurate picture of development status from permission to completion and occupation.
Waltham Forest is investigating how technology can be used to monitor developments of all sizes and types, building an accurate picture of development status from permission to completion and occupation.
The outcome of this competition should be solutions which construct an accurate timeline of development. This means bringing together the diverse sources of information which already exist, and exploring potential new sources of information for the monitoring of development sites. The tool developed will be tested to ensure that it enables planners to make more informed decisions.
Innovate UK are particularly encouraging applications that:
Innovate UK will not fund projects that cover:
To lead a project, you can:
Bids that bring together a consortium of sector specialists are welcomed.
A total of up to £250,000, including VAT, is allocated to phase 1.
The first phase involves research and development contracts being awarded to demonstrate technical feasibility of the proposed solution.
It is expected that the feasibility study R&D contracts to be up to £50,000, including VAT, for each project, with the anticipation that 5 contracts will be awarded.
Applications must have at least 50% of the contract value attributed directly and exclusively for research and development (R&D) services. R&D can cover solution exploration and design. It can also include prototyping and field-testing the product or service. R&D does not include:
Phase 2: research and development (R&D) contracts, prototype development and testing
The second phase involves up to 2 R&D contracts being awarded to businesses chosen from the successful phase 1 applicants.
Up to £500,000, including VAT will be allocated for each contract, in order to develop a prototype and undertake field testing for up to 12 months.