Innovate UK has millions of pounds to invest in innovative UK businesses up to April 2018. Please see an overview below:
Emerging and enabling technologies and health and life sciences
Up to £19 million will be invested to support productivity and cutting-edge innovation across these 2 industry sectors.
A share of up to £19 million will be available for game-changing or disruptive innovations that have the potential to impact the UK economy.
This first biomedical catalyst competition of 2018 will offer up to £12million to SMEs working on projects solving healthcare challenges and these include:
- disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
- earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes
- tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: Faraday Battery Challenge
The Faraday Battery Challenge supports the design, development and manufacture of batteries for the electrification of vehicles as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: robotics
Up to £20 million will be available in this competition. It is being funded as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for robotics and artificial intelligence in extreme environments.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: medicines manufacturing
Innovate UK is investing up to £10 million in innovation projects in medicines manufacturing through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Collaborative research and development projects with focus on the technical and commercial challenges of manufacturing new medicines are sought.
New opportunities will be published on the Innovation Funding Service as and when they are available. Search for funding.