Demonstrators Addressing Cyber Security Challenges in the Internet of Things

Funding opportunity:

Demonstrators Addressing Cyber Security Challenges in the Internet of Things



Funder and programme:

Innovate UK – Strategic Priorities Fund

Project total costs (range):

£ 2,500,000 – £ 4,000,000


18/02/2019 [date change from 28/01/2019]

Competition closes:

01/05/2019 (12:00 noon) [date change from 03/04/2019]

Innovate UK is to invest up to £6 million in collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects. These projects should result in a new product, industrial process or service.

This funding is from UKRI’s Strategic Priorities Fund.

The aim of this competition is to solve industry-focused major cyber security-related challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT). You should include a plan to test nearer-to-market interventions and experiments in real environments.

Your proposal must address at least one of the following themes:

  • Operational resilience technologies for the protection and recovery of data in IoT.
  • Intelligent control systems for industry, and commercial and public sector buildings to ensure critical systems function as they were designed.
  • Intelligently protecting the occupants and the systems of the digital home.

Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £2.5 million and £4 million and you can request up to £2 million grant.

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

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