Fund Name: Smart local energy systems: concepts and designs
Project Length: Up to 6 months
Project Value: Share of £1.5M
Smart local energy systems: concepts and designs. UK Research and Innovation will invest up to £1.5 million to fund revolutionary concept and design studies for new, smarter approaches to local energy. These approaches must aim to provide cleaner, cheaper energy services for UK consumers in the 2020s.
Fund Name: Audience of the future
Project Length: Projects must start by November 1st 2018 and end by December 31st 2020
Project Value: Share of 16M
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £16 million in 4 large scale creative industries demonstrator projects through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). This is part of the Audience of the Future (AotF) programme.
Fund Name: Smart local energy systems - demonstrators
Project Length: Up to 36 months
Project Value: Share of £40M
Smart local energy systems – demonstrators. UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £40 million from the Prospering from the Energy Revolution Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. This competition aims to invest in up to 3 world-leading practical smart energy systems demonstrators.
Fund Name: Fast Track to Innovation FTI
Project Length: The time to initial market take-up should be no more than 3 years from the start of your FTI action.
Project Value: Share of €100M
The Horizon 2020 Fast track to innovation grant – FTI – accelerates the market uptake of ground-breaking innovations by providing funding in an open, accessible scheme that nurtures ideas from consortia of innovators of all types and sizes from across Europe.
Fund Name: Advancing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability
Project Length: The project can last between 18 and 42 months
Project Value: Share of £30M
APC 10 is seeking proposals for UK based R&D projects that significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve air quality. The projects must focus on technologies directly linked with the long-term development of zero-emission capability, such as motors, batteries, power electronics, hybridisation and alternative propulsion system.
Fund Name: SME Instrument Phase 1
Project Length: Up to 6 months
Project Value: €500k+
The SME Instrument supports high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises to develop and bring to market new products, services and business models that could drive economic growth.
Fund Name: SME Instrument Phase 2
Project Length: Up to 24 months
Project Value: €500K+
SME Instrument Phase 2. The SME Instrument supports high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises to develop and bring to market new products, services and business models that could drive economic growth.
Fund Name: Innovation loans
Project Length: Up to 5 years
Project Value: Up to £1M
Innovate UK is to offer up to £10 million in loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Loans are for highly innovative late stage projects with the best game changing and/or disruptive ideas or concepts.
Fund Name: Countryside Productivity Scheme
Project Length: Varies
Project Value: Various- up to £1M
The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy.