Apply or a share of up to £10 million for collaborative research and development (R&D) that results in new and novel systems.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Up to £1.4m
Opens: 13th Jun 2017
Closes: 2nd Aug 2017
The aim of this competition is to speed up the development of RAI technologies which would be used across the off-shore energy, nuclear energy, space and deep mining applications and other extreme and challenging environments.
Proposals should clearly identify the operational scenarios for the extreme and challenging environments in which the RAI technologies would be used.
Projects should demonstrate a potential step-change in capabilities. Examples include:
The focus is primarily on off-shore energy, nuclear energy, space and deep mining, however, other extreme and challenging environments may also be considered.
Cross-cutting solutions are particularly welcomed.
Specific competition themes
Innovate UK are particularly encouraging applications that can clearly:
To lead a project you must:
Funding and project details
Innovate UK have allocated up to £10 million to fund innovation projects in this competition.
Projects should range in size from total costs of £50,000 to £2m.
Project costs of up to £100,000
Any project with eligible costs below £100,000 must be led by an SME.
You can run the project on your own or you can work with other businesses or research organisations.
Project costs of £100,000 or above
If you expect your eligible project costs to be more than £100,000 you must work with other organisations. At least one of these must be an SME.