Grants and Funding - 14 articles

August 19, 2022
Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Awards opens on 22nd August 2022. Definitely worth taking a look. The link for the briefing event is below. If you are successful then the award is £50K, plus business support etc. The link is https://ktn-uk.org/events/women-in-innovation-awards-2022-23-briefing-event
August 19, 2022
The Scottish Inward Investment Catalyst Fund is for companies / organisations with their headquarters outside Scotland. It is launched by Scottish Government and Interface and offers funding awards of up to £10,000 for organisations to partner with Scottish academia. Projects must align with the nine key opportunity areas: Energy Transition Decarbonisation of Transport Software and ... Read more
August 19, 2022
EIE offers start ups and scale up help to make them investor ready. It is delivered by the Bayes Centre, Edinburgh Universities innovation hub for data science and artificial intelligence. It is run as a competition and culminates in a showcase event of up to 50 tech companies pitching for funding. The EIE site provides ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Scottish Edge is a competition to support Scotland’s innovative and entrepreneurial companies. It generally runs twice a year and has three categories of awards: Scottish Edge: for early stage companies and social enterprises. Awards up to £100K split by loan/grant Young Edge: all directors must be under 30. Awards up to £10K Wild Card Edge: ... Read more
August 19, 2022
UK Research and Innovation is sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It is made up of 9 councils that work together to support innovation in the UK. The councils include Innovate UK and Research England, as well as councils for: Arts and Humanities Research (AHRC) Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research (BBSRC) ... Read more
August 19, 2022
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations provides support to the voluntary sector. The site contains useful information for voluntary organisations including guides to digital services, skills remote working etc. It also has a searchable funding page which lists over 700 funds many of which are open to non charitable organisations. There are some really interesting ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Search for business support services in Scotland – this is a great link to a huge number of business services e.g. graduate placement scheme, grants, energy, self help guides etc. You can also search by geography and sector. Good insight to what is happening and what is available currently in Scotland
August 19, 2022
Interface is a great organisation which helps to connect entrepreneurs with Scottish Universities and Colleges. It provides funding via Innovation Vouchers to enable that collaboration. Its available to all Scottish SMEs and has various different forms: Standard Innovation Voucher of up to £5,000 for the academics institutions costs. The company contributes the same amount in ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) runs regular Funding Competitions which have a 6 week application window. The next competition will run in October. It is worth checking the funding page regularly for more information. The projects supported are those which can help with the transition towards NetZero – with an obligation to test / trial ... Read more
August 19, 2022
The UK Government website for Innovation Funding services has a variety of funding opportunities e.g. Smart Grants – closing 25th July 2022, share of £25 million fund My World Collaborative Research & Development – closing 1st June 2022 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – closing 15th June 2022 Farming Innovation Programme – closing 29th June 2022