Open grant funding competition: round 3

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. Competition opened: Monday 24 September 2018

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in the best cutting-edge or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation.

All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research. Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering, including arts, design, media or creative industries, and be applied to any part of the economy.

Proposals can fit into one or more of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund areas. Innovate UK is also happy to accept applications that fall outside of these areas.

Project size:

Duration between 6 and 18 months: total eligible project costs between £25,000 and £500,000. Duration between 19 and 36 months: total eligible project costs between £25,000 and £2 million. All projects must start by 1 April 2019 and end by 1 April 2022.

Competition closes: Wednesday 14 November 2018 12:00pm