UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop photonic technologies in partnership with organisations from EUREKA countries
This EUREKA competition specifically addresses photonic technologies (e.g., laser machining, additive manufacturing, photonic curing etc.) in order to improve both products and processes.
Projects must include at least one partner from one of the participating countries of the EUREKA Network in Photonics (Austria, France, Germany, Israel, Poland and Switzerland).
£750,000 – £2m
You can find out more here
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £25 million in the best game-changing or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation
£25,000 – £500,000 (6 –18 months)
£25,000 – £2,000,000 (19 –36 months)
Your proposal must demonstrate a clear game-changing and/or disruptive innovative idea leading to new products, processes or services.
Projects should be business focused, rather than pure research.
Applications can come from any area of technology (including arts, design, media or creative industries), science or engineering and be applied to any part of the economy.
Proposals must demonstrate an idea that is significantly ahead of others in the field, set for rapid commercialisation.
More information about eligibility here