Grant

Innovate UK Smart Grants: February 2019

​ Funding of £25K to £2M available for R&D projects. The competition to apply for a Smart Grant opens on 18th February 2019 and closes on the 24th April. Companies can apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver R&D innovations / projects that could have a significant impact on the UK economy. The funding is open to single companies and collaborations.

Funding Competition: electronics, sensors and photonics for robotics and AI

Grants of between £25K and £250 K (for collaborative R&D projects) are available via the UK Innovation Funding Service / Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The competition opens on the 11th march and closes on the 8th May. Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation and is investing up to £2 million to develop electronics, sensors and photonics (ESP) devices, components and/or sub-systems for robotics and AI (RAI) operations. Solutions must be capable of surviving and operating in extreme and challenging environments.

Innovation Funding

The UK Government website for Innovation Funding services has a variety of funding opportunities e.g. Cyber Security – a share of £500K for academic startups Autonomous Vehicles Simulation – a share of £15M Innovative SMEs collaborating in research – a share of £2.5M It’s worth checking out at

Make it to Market grant - up to £5,000 available

Do you have a Business Gateway advisor and want to adapt your product to take overseas? If so then it’s worth looking at the Make it to Market grant which offers 70% funding of eligible cost between £2,000 and £5,000 You can use it for: New projects when product is beyond research and close to

Digital Health Technology Catalyst 2017: £8 million in grants available

Are you a UK based SME and have a Digital Health project that you intend to carry out in the UK? DESCRIPTION Innovate UK is to invest up to £8 million in Digital Health projects that develop new technology solutions to healthcare challenges. Feasibility projects must range in size from total

Funding for Businesses in North East England

NBSL are an enterprise agency based in Northumberland. They run funding programmes that provide grants for business improvement to help businesses in North-East England. If you run a business based in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more

By Design Grant - Up to £5,000 Support from Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise is offering a grant of £2,000 to £5,000 to SMEs (Small to Medium Size Enterprises) to help improve design of new products and services for your business. It can be used for a number of things e.g. Sampling or Minimal Viable Product Design Service design or manufacture ready

Work Place Innovation Grant - upto £5,000 of support

Scottish Enterprise can provide a grant of up to £5,000 to support innovation in the workplace. Projects need to be to include at least two of the followin themes People To support motivating staff beyond pay - e.g. recognising the benefits of diversity, reward and supporting learning and

Get funding to improve design in your business

The Scottish Enterprise By Design Grant contributes between £2,000 and £5,000 to help companies design new products or services or to help to improve the design of existing ones. It can be used for: Sampling or Minimal Viable Product Design Service design or manufacture ready design Formulation