Funding

Check out mygov.scot site for funding options

The mygov.scot site provides links to all the main funding sources for business (see https://www.mygov.scot/funding-advice-search/ ) . It’s worth taking a look to see what’s available. There are links to funding opportunities via: Business Gateway Scottish Enterprise Scottish Growth Scheme Scottish Loan Scheme Highlands and Islands Enterprise Skills Development Scotland Enterprise Europe Scotland And many more…………

Check out mygov.scot site for funding options

The mygov.scot site provides links to all the main funding sources for business (see https://www.mygov.scot/funding-advice-search/ ) . It’s worth taking a look to see what’s available. There are links to funding opportunities via: Business Gateway Scottish Enterprise Scottish Growth Scheme Scottish Loan Scheme Highlands and Islands Enterprise Skills Development Scotland Enterprise Europe Scotland And many more………… Register with Company Connecting Our services Check out the rest of the site

Innovate UK funding event on 29th August in Glasgow

The Scottish Government is hosting an Innovate UK funding event on 29th August in Glasgow. It covers various funding streams and support is available to Scottish applicants. Open to all sectors. The Enterprise Europe Network Scotland (EES), along with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK, would like to invite you to learn more about innovation funding opportunities for Scottish businesses.

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.

Transforming accountancy, insurance and legal services with Artificial Intelligence and Data

The Knowledge Transfer Network on behalf of UKRI is hosting a competition briefing event on the 21st of June in Edinburgh for the £20m ISCF Next Generation Services challenge. Businesses & academia working in the sectors of Accountancy, Insurance and Legal services and those providing

Exploring Aberdeen's Fintech Ambition: 29th May

The UK Government “next-generation services” is a new fund for industry and research. The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund will invest £20million to help the service industry take advantage of new technologies. Jules Lancastle, Accelerator Manager at Elevator, and Steve Harrison of Scottish

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

The CAN DO Innovation Challenge Fund

The CAN DO Innovation Challenge Fund may be of interest to a number of companies with techbnology that can help the public sector to solve a number of challenges. HTe fund is availaable throughout Scotland and its aim is to: Find solutions for societal and service delivery challenges faced by the

Nationwide search begins for young space entrepreneurs

The UK Space Agency is offering young people expert advice for their ideas of how satellites could improve life on Earth and a share of a £50,000 prize. The SatelLife Challenge, now in its second year, is looking for innovative proposals from those aged 11 to 22 which have the potential to use data