Collaborative AI Solutions to improve productivity in key sectors
£700k - £1.2m
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £32 million in innovation projects.
The aim of this competition is to support the development and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions in the priority sectors of transport, construction, agriculture and creative industries.
Your project must:
Innovate UK want to fund a variety of projects across different technologies, markets, technological maturities, locations, strands and themes, and research categories.
Your project can focus on one or more of the following:
This list is not intended to be exhaustive.
Innovate UK is not funding projects that:
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size.
You must involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), one large enterprise and one academic institution or RTO.
Up to £32 million has been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition. Funding will be in the form of a grant.
If your organisation’s work on the project is commercial or economic, your funding request must not exceed the limits below. These limits apply even if your organisation normally acts non-economically but for the purpose of this project will be undertaking commercial or economic activity.
For industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
For experimental development projects which are nearer to market, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
The research organisations undertaking non-economic activity as part of the project can share up to 30% of the total eligible project costs. If your consortium contains more than one research organisation undertaking non-economic activity, this maximum is shared between them. Of that 30% you could get funding for your eligible project costs of up to: