Overview: The Environmental Monitoring Innovation funding competition, a collaboration between Innovate UK and The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), invites UK-registered businesses to compete for a share of up to £5 million. This grant supports collaborative projects focused on developing innovative environmental monitoring solutions.
Objectives and Funding: The competition aims to encourage the development of new sensing systems and monitoring capabilities for improved environmental monitoring. Projects should enhance existing approaches or introduce new ones, verify their accuracy, and demonstrate potential for large-scale deployment. The focus is on stimulating economic growth in the UK environmental monitoring sector and fostering partnerships across disciplines.