Funding Calls

Innovate UK Smart Grants: November 2020

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver disruptive R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Competition opens: Thursday 26 November 2020
Competition closes: Wednesday 20 January 2021 11:00am

Smart is Innovate UK’s ‘Open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing and commercially viable innovative or disruptive ideas. All proposals must be business focused.

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered business of any size or a research and technology organisation
  • be, or collaborate with, at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise
  • carry out your research and development (R&D) project activity in the UK
  • intend to commercially exploit the project results from the UK

https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/762/overview