UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £4 million for collaborative R&D projects addressing major cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things.
THIS COMPETITIONS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £4 million
Opens: 27th Jan 2020
Closes: 20th May 2020
Innovate UK is to invest up to £4 million in collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects.
These projects should result in a new product or products, industrial process or service, which must be proven in as part of a demonstrator.
This funding is from UKRI’s Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).
The aim of this competition is to solve industry-focused major cyber security-related challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT).
Innovate UK will show preference to projects that include a plan to test near-to-market interventions and experiments in real environments.
Your project must focus on one of the following 2 themes:
The aim of this competition is to:
Your proposal must:
Your project could include complementary technologies such as distributed ledger technologies or applications of 5G mobile networks.
Innovate UK are not funding projects that cover:
To lead a project your organisation must:
To collaborate with the lead organisation your organisation must:
The lead and at least one other organisation must claim funding.
Projects can include partners that do not receive any funding (for example, non-UK businesses). Their costs will count towards the total project costs.
Up to £4 million has been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition.
Organisations that are primarily engaged in commercial or economic activity (known as selective advantage) as part of the project must ensure their request for funding does not exceed the limits defined below. This includes organisations that typically act non-economically but for the purpose of this project will be undertaking commercial or economic activity.
For industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
For experimental development projects which are nearer to market, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
You can request a maximum grant of £2 million. You will need to make sure the total funding sought column in the finance summary in your application reflects this.
The research organisations in your consortium undertaking non-economic activity as part of the project can share up to 30% of the total eligible project costs. If your consortium contains more than one research organisation undertaking non-economic activity, this maximum is shared between them.