Innovate UK has recently published its new Delivery Plan, outlining the main ways in which it will invest around £561M in helping businesses to innovate and grow in the financial year 2016 to 2017, including:
two broad Health and Life Sciences competitions
two broad Manufacturing and Materials competitions
two ‘open’ funding competitions or applications from any sector
open knowledge transfer competitions through the year
an open ‘growth and scale’ competition in Q3
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the Synthetic Biology Special Interest Group (SynBio SIG) are hosting a webinar on 20th May 2016 to highlight funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology in this new delivery plan.
Opportunities for IB & SynBio in the new Innovate UK Delivery Plan
Friday, 20th May 2016 from 12:30 to 14:30 (BST), by webinar
Chris Jones and Richard Hebdon, Lead Technologists for Biosciences at Innovate UK, will highlight the upcoming funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology in the new Innovate UK competitions.
This webinar will cover opportunities over the 2016/2017 financial year, including the first competition, ‘Manufacturing and Materials’, which opened this week.
KTN staff will summarise the support on offer to potential applicants to ensure that their applications are within scope for the new Innovate UK call structure, and participants will have the opportunity to submit questions.
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Event at a glance
What: Opportunities for IB & SynBio in the New Innovate UK Delivery Plan
When: Friday, 20th May 2016 from 12:30 to 14:30 (BST)
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