Smart is the new name for Innovate UK’s ‘Open grant funding’ programme.
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in the best game-changing 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 (including arts, design, media or creative industries), science or engineering and be applied to any part of the economy.
Call open: 18 February 2019, Monday
Call close : 24 April 2019, Wednesday
Available funding : between £25,000 and £500,000 (for single company or collaboration); between £25,000 and £2m (for collaboration only)
Duration : between 6 and 8 months (for single company or collaboration); between 19 and 36 months (for collaboration only)
Please see this link for more information.