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Innovate UK are providing briefings on the new competitions launching in February and March 2015, as part of the KTN's upcoming series of brokerage events.

Events are UK wide, so check out the below groups and associated programmes. 


Building Whole-Life Performance Competition (BWLP) 

This competition seeks proposals that will maximise the long-term economic, societal and environmental contribution of buildings, by improving their whole-life performance.
More information | Register to attend the brokerage events in Glasgow, Belfast and Swansea


Supply Chain Integration in Construction (SCIC)

This competition seeks proposals that will encourage the creation of more integrated, collaborative supply chains within the construction sector.
More information | Register to attend the brokerage events in GlasgowBelfast and Cardiff

Urban Living Product and Services Innovation competition

The call now open for applications

Details here... 

Free briefing workshop

 Are you interested in open data from cities and how it can be used to meet the challenges of urban living? 

Then this InnovateUK  grant competition could be for you.


Details of the competition.

Competition for collaborative R&D funding: Urban Living: Product & Service Innovation

InnovateUK are to invest in collaborative R&D projects to build products and services based on integrated city data platforms.

The aim of this competition is to support the development of new products and services that exploit integrated systems to deliver new solutions to improve the performance of cities.

Innovate UK are seeking proposals that enable consortia to prototype, develop and trial products and services that use integrated city data platforms to solve the known problems of city management and operation; improve resilience; and/or contribute to life for citizens that is happy, healthy and harmonious.

The Opportunity

Innovate UK expect the maximum total award size being around £700k, although we may consider projects outside this range.

For more detail on the scope and background to this competition, please have a look at the Urban Living: Product & Service Innovation brief (PDF)

Dates for your diary:

11 February 2015 (Noon): The deadline for expressions of interest.

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