Are you working with a business ? have business connections that would be interested in this funding? This call is now live.
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million for early-stage design projects working on identifying opportunities and generating ideas.
Innovate UK is to invest up to £1 million in early-stage design projects to help businesses identify high-value innovation opportunities and generate ideas. These should be for new products, services or business models that align with customer demand.
Proposals should use design-led methods from first principles to understand customer motivations and behaviour, inspire new ideas, support decision-making and inform strategy.
Projects are likley to to range in size from total costs of £20,000 to £100,000. Projects should last between 3 and 9 months.
A single UK business must lead the project:
- applications must be business led. Only individual UK based businesses are eligible to apply
- up to a maximum of 70% of the total eligible project costs can be allocated for the sub-contracting of design services to one or more other UK registered businesses
For more information click on the relevant links below:
Background to this call – previous blog post