The following calls may be of particular interest to the residents of SRP:
Open programme funding competition round 1
Competition opens: Thursday 10 May 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 11 July 2018 12:00pm
Total eligible project costs must be within the following ranges: Project duration between 6 and 18 months: total costs must be between £25,000 and £500,000. Project duration between 19 and 36 months: total costs must be between £25,000 and £2 million.
There is also a further £10m for KTP’s which the University would be very keen to talk to any residents about
Innovation loans: April 2018 open competition
Competition opens: Monday 9 April 2018
Registration closes: Wednesday 6 June 2018 12:00pm
Innovate UK is to offer up to £10 million in loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Loans are for highly innovative late stage projects with the best game changing and/or disruptive ideas or concepts. There should be a clear route to commercialisation and economic impact.
Biomedical Catalyst 2018 round 1: early stage award
Competition opens: Monday 26 March 2018
Competition closes: Wednesday 6 June 2018 12:00pm
The aim of the Biomedical Catalyst is to support the development of innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. Total project costs to range in size from £250,000 to £4 million. Projects should last between 12 and 36 months. Successful applicants will be notified of their start date by Innovate UK.
As ever if anyone on the research park is interested in any of these calls the Business Development Team are willing and able to have chat to see the best way to proceed.
Here are some sources of information regarding Innovate UK to help you understand what is required of your business, what is available and deadlines.
- A highly recommended source of information is Knowledge Transfer Network. Website: https://www.ktn-uk.co.uk/
- Now open for applications: Innovate UK Loans. Website: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/77/overview
- Enterprise M3 Growth Hub - based in STC. Website: https://www.enterprisem3growthhub.co.uk/
- The University of Surrey’s Grant Day (Research and Innovation) has assisted numerous companies successfully receive funding. SRP tenants are most welcome to contact Grant directly. Email: email@example.com