SBRI: Plant health innovations for biosecurity
£20k - £150k
This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition delivered by Innovate UK part of UKRI, supported by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Biotechnology Biological Science Research Council (BBSRC).
This competition aims to accelerate the effective development of innovative solutions, technologies, or practices that enhance plant health and biosecurity activities. With a focus on regulated pests, diseases and future operational deployment.
Your project can deliver innovation-focused research activities to progress solutions towards one or more of the challenges listed for this competition. This can include establishing the feasibility of an idea, demonstrating the principle, or developing a prototype.
Your project outputs will be expected to outline quantitative potential improvements in the effectiveness or efficiency savings of your solution.
Projects which address the challenges by exploring a biological question or applying bioscience or biotechnology to advance the needs of solution users are encouraged.
Your project must demonstrate:
Your project must focus on one or more of the following challenges and be applicable to regulated plant pests and diseases:
Your project must:
To lead a project, you can be an organisation of any size including: