Funding Opportunities Introduction


Funding Opportunities

As a result of support from the European Regional Development Fund and High Value Manufacturing Catapult, as well as Innovate UK programmes, there are a number of funding opportunities for companies.

Current Innovate UK opportunities:

November 2017 Sector Competition: Manufacturing & Materials Call

UK businesses can apply for a share of £19 million for innovation projects in manufacturing and materials or infrastructure sytems. A further £16 million is available for KTPs.

Closing: Wednesday 31st January 2018

November 2017 Sector Competition: Infrastructure Systems

Innovate UK is to invest up to £19 million in innovation projects to encourage UK business growth in infrastructure systems. We want businesses to collaborate on new integrated solutions and business models.

Closing: Wednesday 31st January 2018

December Sector Competition

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £19 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy.

Closing: Wednesday 28 February 2018 12:00pm

SBRI: Nuclear Advanced Modular Reactors, Feasibility & Development

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million to develop feasibility projects for nuclear advanced modular reactors. Up to £40 million of further funding may be available for development, subject to government approval.

Closing: Wednesday 7th February 2018

Future opportunities for 2018 will include:

  • Energy Catalyst (January 2018)
  • Emerging and Enabling Technologies (January 2018)
  • Open Competition (February 2018)
  • APC Round 9 (January 2018)
  • ATI bath 22 (TBC)
  • Industrial Strategy Challenge fund wave 3 (January/ February 2018)
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