Associated Grant Schemes for Innovation & Research

Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2021

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.
 

Eligibility

To lead a project your organisation must:
  • be a UK registered business of any size or a research and technology organisation (RTO)
  • be, or collaborate with, at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
  • carry out your research and development (R&D) project activity in the UK
  • intend to commercially exploit the project results from the UK

Open now

Opened:
21 January 2021

Closes:
26 May 2021

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2021 to 2022, round 2

UK registered academic institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £6 million to fund innovation projects with businesses or not-for-profits.
 

Eligibility

To lead a project your organisation must:
  • be a UK registered higher education or further education institution, research and technology organisation (RTO) or Catapult
  • collaborate with a UK registered business, of any size, or a not-for-profit organisation

The business must contribute to the project’s costs.

Opening soon

Opens:
19 April 2021

Closes:
30 June 2021

 

ISCF Digital Security by Design – business led demonstrators phase 1 EOI

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £6 million to collaborate on market demonstrator projects showcasing the use and adoption of digital security by design technologies. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
 

Eligibility

This competition is open to collaborations only.

To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.

For more information on company sizes, please refer to the company accounts guidance. This is a change from the EU definition unless you are applying under State aid.

Open now

Opened:
1 March 2021

Closes:
26 May 2021