Businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million for innovative projects to prevent vulnerable people from being drawn into terrorism
Award: Up to £100,000
Opens: 30th Aug 2016
Closes: 12th Oct 2016
The Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) is investing in innovative projects to prevent radicalisation and terrorism. This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition. It will be funded through the Project Innovation Fund for Prevent.
The aim of this competition is to develop innovative solutions for understanding and preventing radicalisation and support for terrorism.
Successful projects should produce an outcome, resource or new technology that builds understanding and prevention of radicalisation and support for terrorism.
Projects must focus explicitly on one or more of the objectives below in line with the Prevent Strategy.
Evaluation will be provided and delivered centrally by the Home Office.
Eligibility to apply
The competition is open to applicants in sectors including:
To lead a project you must:
Non-commercial organisations must demonstrate a route to market for their project outputs.
Single or multiple local authorities can submit proposals, as long as funding is not used for staff remuneration. These must be in partnership with organisations in any of the eligible sectors listed above.
Funding and project details
All proposals must involve an organisation that leads the project.
Evaluations for proposals for value for money will be carried out.
Applicants must agree to undertake the British Values test. Offers of funding are subject to due diligence checks conducted by the Home Office and its partners. This is to ensure the proper use of funds.
Projects are expected to be completed by the end of the financial year 2016/17 and are expected to range in size from total costs of £10,000 to £100,000, depending on the type of project. The Home Office will provide funding for evaluation separate to this. Please do not include evaluation costs in your bid.