UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop innovative technologies targeting global markets in partnership with Israeli companies.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £1 million
Opens: 19th Nov 2018
Closes: 11th Mar 2019
UK and Israel are announcing a joint funding competition under the EUREKA framework. This will support collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects which should result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative, involve a technological risk and target large global markets.
Your proposal must demonstrate:
They will not fund projects that:
To be eligible for funding your collaboration must:
The Israeli partner or partners must be separate, non-linked legal entities from the UK partners.
Each partner must carry out the majority of their funded work within the country from which they receive funding. That is the UK for Innovate UK and Israel for the Israel Innovation Authority funding.
For UK participants Innovate UK have allocated up to £1 million to fund innovation projects in this competition.
UK project total eligible costs are expected to be between £200,000 and £250,000. Projects are expected to last up to 24 months.
For industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
The Israeli funding support is in the form of a conditional grant. This generally amounts to up to 50% plus regional incentives for companies located in the designated ’development zones’ of the eligible R&D budget. You can find out more about development zones, grants and payment of royalties from the Israel Innovation Authority website.
Organisations from other EUREKA member states can participate provided: