Funding

Bottom-up (non-thematic) funding opportunities

  • Innovation Vouchers - A grant of up to £5000 is available to businesses to work with a supplier for the first time and is used to pay for knowledge or technology transfer from that supplier.
  • SMART awards - Funding to assess the commercial viability of innovation projects in high growth potential SMEs.  There are three types of grant: Proof of concept, proof of market or development of prototype
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - Grants to allow businesses to work in partnership with universities.

European funding and activities on Raw Materials explained

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Funding Articles

NERC Summer of Science - Public engagement for NERC's 50th anniversary

NERC is inviting applications from researchers to deliver public engagement activities as part of the 'NERC Summer of Science' taking place during the summer of 2015. The deadline for...

Innovate UK Aerospace Competition topic: through-life aspects of aircraft composite structures

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) working in partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Innovate UK is to invest up to £25m in collaborative research and...

Recovering Valuable Materials from Waste Competition Brokerage Event

Supporting businesses to enter the Innovate UK and EPSRC collaborative research and development competition ‘Recovering valuable materials from waste’ . What will you get from the day? ...

Green Bridge - Round 13 is now open

£10k-£100k grant funding available Round 13 is now open! The Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme can support SMEs in: The purchase of capital equipment Relocation and...

EDA call for tender 'raw materials and defence technologies'

The European Defence Agency (EDA) wishes to establish a comprehensive view on the supply chain of raw materials and potential...

Smart - 2014-15 - Round 2

Smart is a grant scheme which offers funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and...

TSB Innovation Vouchers - 8

The Technology Strategy Board's national Innovation Voucher scheme 8 is now open for applications. The voucher scheme provides up to £5k of funding for start-up, micro, small and medium...

H2020: Summary of funding options relating to materials security

  A summary of topics in the Horizon 2020 work programme for 2014/2015 relating to Materials Security and the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials can be downloaded here .

TSB funded projects: Design Challenges towards a Circular Economy

The Materials Security Special Interest Group has been informing and supporting a series of high-profile Technology Strategy Board (TSB) competitions with the theme of the circular/sustainable...

Innovation vouchers in waste, energy and water

An Innovation Voucher provides funding so that your business can work with an external expert for the first time, gaining new knowledge to help your business innovate, develop and grow.  ...

LIFE programme to continue to 2020

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental policy...

European Raw Materials Information and Brokerage Event

CRM_InnoNet's latest Innovation Network event was the European Raw Materials Information and Brokerage event.  This networking event aimed at stimulating collaborations between...

UK launch of 2014 EU Horizon 2020 calls for proposals: Societal Challenges 2 and 5

  Thursday 23 January 2014 The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre,  Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE This is the intended venue, subject to change ...