R&D Grant
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Health & Life Sciences
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NHS Cancer Programme - Innovation Open Call 3 Accelerating Early Cancer Detection
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Opens:
8/4/2024
Closes:
29/5/2024
NHS England invites applications for innovations that facilitate the early detection and diagnosis of cancer. This initiative aligns with the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) to increase the proportion of early-stage cancer diagnoses and improve patient survival rates.
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General & Misc
Creative Growth Finance
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Opens:
8/4/2024
Closes:
29/5/2024
For creative businesses poised for growth and meeting the above criteria, the Creative Growth Finance Loan offers an invaluable resource to scale operations and amplify their impact within the industry. To explore your eligibility and begin the application process, contact Inventya today. Our team can provide expert guidance and support to streamline your loan application, ensuring you capitalize on this opportunity to advance your creative projects.
General & Misc
UK - Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 3
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Opens:
5/2/2024
Closes:
3/6/2024
UK-registered organisations are invited to apply for a share of up to £4 million for collaborative projects with German SMEs. These projects should result in innovative solutions within emerging technologies. The initiative is a joint venture between Innovate UK and The Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs And Climate Action (BMWK) of Germany.
General & Misc
Future Leaders Fellowships: Round 9
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Opens:
29/2/2024
Closes:
18/6/2024
The Future Leaders Fellowships scheme aims to develop, retain, attract, and sustain research and innovation talent across the UKRI's remit. It supports early career researchers and innovators looking to establish independence or develop original and ambitious plans within a commercial setting.
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Future Leaders Fellowships: round 9, business and non-academic
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7/3/2024
Closes:
24/6/2024
The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting applications for its prestigious Future Leaders Fellowships, Round 9, targeting business and non-academic sectors. This opportunity is designed to foster the next generation of research and innovation leaders across any sector. UK registered organisations can vie for a share of up to £110 million in funding. This grant supports ambitious projects that push the boundaries of research and innovation, encouraging excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Automotive & Transport
Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund
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Opens:
22/4/2024
Closes:
26/6/2024
The Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund, offers UK-registered organisations a share of up to £8 million to support the development of innovative smart shipping technologies. These technologies aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality in maritime operations.
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General & Misc
Eurogia Call for Projects – June 2024
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Opens:
25/4/2024
Closes:
27/6/2024
Eurogia, the Eureka Cluster focused on energy-related projects, is inviting applications for its June 2024 call for projects. This opportunity encourages international cooperation in developing innovative, low-carbon technologies aligned with Eurogia's sustainability goals.
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General & Misc
Smart Scotland Grant
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Opens:
1/4/2024
Closes:
2/8/2024
For SMEs based in Scotland looking to explore the feasibility of innovative ideas, the SMART: SCOTLAND grant offers substantial financial support and expert guidance. To enhance your application and navigate the complexities of IP protection, contact Inventya’s team of expert grant writers. With our experience in managing grant applications and strategic project planning, we can help maximise your chances of success. Reach out to Inventya today to kickstart your innovative project with the right funding and support.
Energy
Europe Quantum Technology CR&D 2024
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Opens:
7/5/2024
Closes:
28/8/2024
UK registered organisations are invited to apply for a share of up to £3 million in grant funding for collaborative quantum research and innovation projects. This funding is part of the UK Government’s International Science Partnerships Fund (ISPF), managed by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) and delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Digital, AI & Machine Learning
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Ensuring Safety, Resilience, and Security of Waterborne Digital Systems
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Opens:
7/5/2024
Closes:
5/9/2024
This Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Action (RIA) seeks to significantly enhance the safety, resilience, and security of waterborne digital systems. Focusing on the robust integration and reliability of digital and connected systems on vessels, the grant addresses critical vulnerabilities due to system failures and malicious interventions, emphasising the application of artificial intelligence, networks of sensors, and sophisticated communications between onshore and onboard systems.
Automotive & Transport
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Scaling up Logistics Innovations Supporting Freight Transport Decarbonisation
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Opens:
7/5/2024
Closes:
5/9/2024
This grant provides a strategic opportunity for entities capable of integrating advanced technological, business, and governance models to revolutionise the European freight transport sector, particularly in its efforts towards decarbonisation and digital transformation. Applicants are encouraged to leverage existing research, technological innovations, and collaborative frameworks to deliver scalable, impactful solutions.
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General & Misc
Eurostars Funding
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12/9/2024
Eurostars, part of the European Partnership on Innovative SMEs and co-funded by the European Union through Horizon Europe, is the largest international funding programme for innovative SMEs engaging in collaborative R&D projects. The programme is designed to help SMEs create innovative products, processes, or services for commercialisation.
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Energy
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Innovative Conversion of Biogenic Gaseous Carbon into Bio-based Chemicals, Ingredients, Materials
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Opens:
24/4/2024
Closes:
18/9/2024
This grant provides a pivotal opportunity for stakeholders in the bio-based sector to lead in the innovative and sustainable transformation of biogenic gaseous emissions into valuable products. It encourages the development of scalable, flexible, and economically viable solutions that could set a benchmark for global practices in carbon utilisation.
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General & Misc
Accessible and Affordable Tests for Early Detection of Heritable Cancers in European Regions
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Opens:
18/4/2024
Closes:
18/9/2024
The European Commission is offering grants under the HORIZON-MISS-2024-CANCER-01-03 call, focused on developing accessible and affordable tests for the early detection of heritable cancers in European regions. This funding opportunity aims to integrate advanced genetic and biomarker-based tests into routine healthcare, particularly targeting Central and Eastern European countries.
General & Misc
NIHR i4i Product Development Awards
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Opens:
5/8/2024
Closes:
23/9/2024
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme is at the forefront of supporting translational research that propels medical devices, in vitro diagnostic devices, and digital health technologies from concept to reality. Tailored for innovations addressing critical health or social care needs, the i4i Product Development Awards (PDA) are designed to bridge the gap between experimental proofs-of-concept and clinically validated technologies.
General & Misc
EIC Accelerator
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3/10/2024
The European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator is a prestigious funding programme within Horizon Europe. It's designed for startups, SMEs, and individuals poised to launch a SME, including small mid-caps eligible solely for equity. This initiative targets entities with innovative products, services, or business models that have the potential to disrupt existing markets or create new ones globally. The EIC Accelerator offers both grants and equity investments to support the development and scale-up of high-risk innovations at Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 5-9.
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Defence & Security
Open call: Integrate information and physical activity across all domains
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DASA
Opens:
30/7/2020
Closes:
1/1/2050
DASA are seeking proposals which provide field communication capabilities that are resistant to attack but continue to perform if degraded and are secure.
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Defence & Security
Open Call: Simulating future battlespace complexity
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DASA
Opens:
30/7/2020
Closes:
1/1/2050
Funding to create more effective training environments through the use of simulation and synthetic environments which will enable more frequent training, greater challenge and greater availability.
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Defence & Security
Open call: Delivering agile command and control
Programme:
DASA
Opens:
30/7/2020
Closes:
1/1/2050
DASA are looking for proposals which promote a shift from more traditional chains of command to more dynamic, lateral networks, with greater delegation of authority and allow exploitation of relevant information at speed.
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Horizon Europe Guarantee
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Horizon Europe
Opens:
16/5/2022
Closes:
1/1/2050
This funding is to deliver the UK government’s Horizon Europe guarantee.
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Horizon Europe Guarantee - EIT KICs 2022
Programme:
Horizon Europe
Opens:
23/5/2022
Closes:
1/1/2050
This funding route is to deliver the UK Government’s Horizon Europe guarantee. Specifically, it covers funding for UK partners involved in EIT-KIC activities in the 2022 calendar year.
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