UK - Singapore Collaborative R&D Round 2
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £5 million in innovation projects in partnership with Enterprise Singapore. This competition has an open scope.
UK registered organisations must apply to and will be funded by Innovate UK.
Singapore partners must apply to and will be funded by Enterprise Singapore.
The aim of this competition is to fund business led collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects focused on industrial research. Your proposal must include at least one partner from the UK and one partner from Singapore.
The projects innovate UK will fund are expected to result in a new product, industrial process or service. They must be innovative, involve a technological development and have high market potential in the participating countries.
Your project must demonstrate:
Innovate UK would particularly welcome applications from the following sectors:
Your project must:
You must only include eligible project costs in your application.
UK project partners must carry out the majority of their project work in the UK and intend to exploit the results from or in the UK.
The consortium must include at least one business registered in Singapore that is a separate, non-linked entity.
All businesses in a consortium must be separate and non-linked entities. This is to ensure that projects encourage genuine international collaboration, not internal company research. Linked companies are considered a single entity under the parent company.
Projects should have a balanced contribution of the total eligible project costs among the partners from the participating partner countries. No more than 70% of the total project costs can be claimed by any single partner or by all partners from a single participating country.
Each organisation will receive funding from its respective national funding body.
To lead a project your organisation must:
Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.
To collaborate with the lead, your organisation must be one of the following UK registered: