Innovate UK Open Call

Fund Name: Open Call
Project Length: 6 - 36 months
Project Value: Up to £19M
Deadline: 09/05/2018

Projects should aim to lead to new products, processes or services (or novel use of existing ones) believed to be significantly ahead of anything similar available in the field. Your proposals can come from any technology (including arts, design, media or creative industries) and any part of the economy.

Projects must focus on commercialisation, growth or scale up as soon as possible following completion. Priority is given to proposals likely to lead to growth, gains in productivity and/or access to new overseas markets through export.

To be eligible for funding you must:

  • be a UK based business of any size
  • carry out your project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results in or from the UK
  • work alone or in collaboration with others (businesses, research base or third sector)

The lead organisation must claim funding through this competition. If the project is collaborative, at least one other organisation in the consortium must also claim funding.

Any one business may lead on one application and partner in a further 2 applications in this competition round. A business may in addition lead on Knowledge Transfer Partnership applications through the separate competition.

Academics and RTOs cannot lead on an application but can be a collaborator in any number of applications subject to resource capacity.

*Please note: the date stated is the deadline for client sign off at Granted Consultancy.

If you think that you might be eligible for any of these funds, please contact us – we’re happy to discuss your eligibility over the phone or email. Please call 01392 427860 or email

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