Analysis for Innovators Round 2: Brokerage

Funding opportunity:

Analysis for Innovators Round 2: Brokerage

Status:

Closed

Funders and programme:

Innovate UK (with National Physical Laboratory (NPL), National Measurement Laboratory at LGC, National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)) – Analysis for Innovators (A4I)

Project costs:

Up to £ 250,000

Opens:

05/03/2018

Closes:

04/04/2018

Up to £4 million in consultancy and innovation projects will be invested by:

  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL);
  • National Measurement Laboratory at LGC (formerly, Laboratory of the Government Chemist);
  • National Engineering Laboratory (NEL); and
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

These projects will help UK companies solve analysis and measurement problems, to improve their productivity and competitiveness.

The aim of this competition is to match the best UK scientists and cutting-edge facilities with companies that have analysis or measurement problems. Your application should describe the problem and estimate the value to your company of solving it.

Successful applicants will receive free consultancy. This will focus on how to approach solving their problem. They will also receive information about options for funding projects to work on solutions with the relevant funding partner organisations.

This is the first stage of a 2-stage competition. The second stage, which includes funding options from the 4 funding partners or Innovate UK, will be described in more detail at roadshow and launch events.

Consultancy sessions will start from May 2018 and follow-on projects will typically last up to 12 months.

MSC R&D can help your business develop by supporting you in:
• Identification of appropriate grants and competition calls for proposals
• Partner search for collaborative Research & Innovation
• Bid writing
• Project management
• Audit compliance
• Commercialisation
• Business Planning
• Market Intelligence reports

If you want help with any of these opportunities, please CONTACT us on 0114 230 8401 or email businessdevelopment@mscbdg.co.uk