Share of up to £2 million available to UK businesses developing innovative micro or nano technologies.
Award: Share of up to £2 million
Opens: 21st Dec 2018
Closes: 1st Mar 2019
EUREKA PENTA cluster projects are designed to be market-driven international R&D projects aiming to develop marketable products, services or processes.
The objectives of the 2019 PENTA call are:
The UK PENTA call is open to companies across the UK Electronic Sensors and Photonics (ESP) stakeholder community.
The UK focus is on innovation of technology that will enable solutions across the scope of the UK ESP community:
The key application areas are:
PENTA seeks to support the creation of partnerships along the Electronics, Components an Systems vale chain, enabling the transition from research to commercial exploitation (Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 2-8).
To be eligible for funding you must:
All consortia must include:
Research organisations cannot lead on an application, however they are welcome to participate as partners, according to each countries funding regulations.
Research organisations must be in collaboration with at lease one UK SME
The funding is given in the form of a grant. For industrial research projects, the proportion depends on the size of your business:
For experimental development projects, you can apply for:
Research organisations in the consortium can share up to 30% of the total eligible UK project costs – if your consortium contains more than one research organisation, this maximum will be shared between them.