Competitions: registrations now open

Up to £30 million is available to create regional centres of excellence for the development, prototyping and scale up of power electronics, machines and drives technologies.

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations that can make a significant impact on the UK economy.

UK businesses can express an interest in applying for a share of up to £30 million to collaborate on quantum technology development projects.

Businesses in the UK can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop plans for decarbonising an industrial cluster.

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of £5 million for fast start projects to improve the resource and energy efficiency of foundation industries.

UK micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for industry led civil aerospace research projects.

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for 5G collaborative R&D projects in the EUREKA CELTIC programme.

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work on agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa.

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work with Chinese partners to develop new integrated precision farming technology and help achieve net-zero emissions.

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £5.4 million. This is for projects involving the application of whole genome sequencing to analyse cancers.

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million to run trials in England to test ways to encourage SMEs to adopt existing productivity-boosting technologies.

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million to run trials in England to test ways to encourage SMEs to adopt existing productivity-boosting technologies.

UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of £1.2 million to support the evaluation of innovative medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital health products.

Loans for game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential that will significantly improve the UK economy.

This is stage 1 of a 2-stage competition. A total fund of up to £2 million is on offer for stage 1 to conduct research and develop a business plan for a healthy ageing ‘trailblazer’.

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to transform food production systems, improve productivity and sustainability, and help the industry move towards net zero emissions by 2040.

SBRI supports a range of competitions with public sector organisations and departments. Find out more about SBRI: the Small Business Research Initiative here.

Latest SBRI competitions:
In this first phase applicants can apply for a share of up to £480,000 for modernising energy data access. This is being funded by Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, in collaboration with BEIS and Ofgem.

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million, plus VAT, for projects that develop and demonstrate innovation to automate the examination of tunnels.

Businesses in the UK can apply for a share of up to £968,000, plus VAT, for innovations that demonstrate security surveillance analytics in Network Rail stations.

There are also opportunities for funding through the Horizon 2020 programme which focuses on European projects in research and innovation. 

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