Organisations can apply for £30,000, including VAT, to develop an automated solution that will help Citizens Advice Scotland write and update 3,500 pages of factual advice content.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £150,000
Opens: 10th Dec 2018
Closes: 6th Feb 2019
The aim of the competition is to develop a solution that that automates parts of the process of horizon scanning (scanning forthcoming legislation and other trusted sources for information that would result in changes to their systems) and content development.
The Citizens Advice Scotland website has over 3,500 pages of content. It takes a lot of time to keep it up to date and accurate. This content is increasingly in demand by service users.
The current horizon scanning and content development processes are done manually. They are looking for a solution that:
From an initial assessment they expect the solution would have 2 functional parts:
They believe that bringing these processes together to automate factual content generation would be a new development.
To achieve this your solution must:
Innovate UK are encouraging applications that:
To lead a project, you can:
Innovate UK expect projects to range in size up to total costs of £30,000, including VAT, for each organisation.
Phase 1 projects must start on 1 May 2019, end by 31 October 2019 and last up to 6 months.
Applications must have at least 50% of the contract value attributed directly and exclusively for R&D services. R&D can cover solution exploration and design.
Phase 2 involves up to 2 R&D contracts being awarded to businesses chosen from the successful phase 1 applicants.
Up to £150,000, including VAT, will be allocated for each contract, in order to develop a prototype and undertake field testing for up to 12 months.
Innovate UK will not fund front end content management system (CMS) solutions.