UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £30 million for affordable, adoptable and investable innovations in net zero and Healthcare.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £30 million
Opens: 11th Jul 2022
Closes: 26th Jul 2022
Innovate UK is offering small and micro businesses a share of up to £30 million in grants alongside tailored business support delivered by Innovate UK EDGE. You can apply for up to £50,000 for highly innovative ideas that have a clear route to commercialisation through business growth.
The aim of this competition is to provide a package of targeted support to enable ambitious UK registered micro and small businesses to reach their potential.
Your proposal must demonstrate how one or more of the seven technology areas outlined in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy UK innovation Strategy will be applied to the specific challenge themes outlined below. The seven technologies are:
Innovate UK are particularly interested in proposals which will help you:
Innovate UK reserves the right to fund a variety of projects. We call this a ‘portfolio’ approach. The portfolio criteria are:
Your project must focus on how one or more of the seven technology areas outlined above, can enable affordable, adoptable, and investible solutions for either:
Achieving net zero and reducing environmental impact through:
Self-driven healthcare, de-centralised healthcare and mental wellbeing through:
Your project must:
You must only include eligible project costs in your application. If you exceed the total project costs of £50,000 you will be ineligible and your application will not be sent for assessment.
Under current restrictions, this competition will not fund any procurement, commercial, business development or supply chain activity with any Russian entity as lead or subcontractor. This includes any goods or services originating from a Russian source.
To lead a project your organisation must:
Subcontractors are allowed in this competition.
You can only apply into this competition with 1 application. We will only award grant funding to 1 project per business.
You can be a subcontractor in any number of applications.
You can use a previously submitted application to apply for this competition.
See here for the Eligibility tree regarding the competition.
Innovate UK are not funding projects that:
Up to £30 million has been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition. Each organisation can apply for a grant of between £25,000 and £50,000.
You can claim 100% of your eligible project costs up to the maximum of £50,000. We will aim to pay:
Book an appointment to speak to one of our advisors to discuss your eligibility to apply for this Grant Funding opportunity.