UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to improve productivity and sustainability across UK crop and ruminant production systems.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £20 million
Opens: 20th Aug 2018
Closes: 24th Oct 2018
UK Research and Innovation, through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, will invest up to £20 million in innovation projects. These must improve productivity and sustainability by developing enhanced decisions support, precision agriculture technology solutions and systems for crop and ruminant agriculture.
Your project must fall into one of the following themes:
It must focus on the development of enhanced decision support, precision agriculture technology solutions and systems. This includes:
Projects must support the overall Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s ‘transforming food production’ goals. These are to:
To be eligible for funding you must:
Collaborations must include at least one SME.
To lead a project you must:
UK Research and Innovation has allocated up to £20 million to fund innovation projects in this competition. The aim is to allocate:
In this competition they will fund industrial research projects. You can claim funding for your eligible project costs of:
For productivity solutions total project costs can be up to £2 million. For supply chain solutions they can be up to £5 million. Projects must start by 1 April 2019, end by 31 March 2022 and can last up to 36 months.
Projects that cover the following, will not be funded: