Funding Opportunities

Innovate Funding 2016/2017

The way InnovateUK is funding companies has changed. 4 times a year, there will be large competition calls.

Open Funding Opportunities


Manufacturing and materials innovation: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for funding to support a range of innovation projects that tackle commercial challenges in manufacturing and materials
Up to £15 million is available to support innovative business projects in manufacturing and materials
  • the deadline for registration is at noon on 6 July 2016
  • projects must be led by a business and include at least one SME
  • projects with eligible costs up to £100,000 can involve a single SME
  • projects with eligible costs of more than £100,000 must involve a business working with at least one other business or research organisation
  • we expect projects to range in size from total costs of £50,000 to £2 million and to last from 6 months to 3 years
  • businesses could receive up to 70% of their project costs for feasibility studies and industrial research, and up to 45% of their costs for experimental development
  • briefing events for potential applicants will take place in
    • London on 23 May 2016,
    • West Midlands on 26 May 2016 
    • Manchester on 27 May 2016

Go to the competition website for detailed information

Forthcoming Funding Opportunities



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