The Sustainable Innovation Fund will help companies recovering from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive. Almost £200 million boost to help businesses across the UK drive forward cutting-edge new tech and recover from the impacts of coronavirus government investment to support innovations ranging from AI systems managing city traffic flows …

by Heather Smith

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access to advice from NHS Grampian. The aim is to increase availability of psychological care at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital for children and young people (CYP) with significant gastrointestinal symptoms but no underlying medical disease. Where …

by Heather Smith

Following on from our Pop-Up Ecosystem on Mental Health – Here is some funding for research into the effects of the #COVID19 pandemic on mental health UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is joining the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to boost its support for research investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental …

by Heather Smith

AAL Call 2020 is part of the Active & Assisted Living Programme (AAL Programme) that was approved in May 2014 by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union. As part of the work programme, the AAL Programme has launched a new Call for Proposals in February 2020: “Healthy Ageing with the Support of …

by Heather Smith

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has launched a €1.5m EIC Scalator Pilot to address the needs of EIC beneficiaries with the potential to scale up and become sustainable global deep-tech leaders. This tailored support will be a fundamental part of the future services provided by the EIC under Horizon Europe and InvestEU. The EIC Scalator …

by Heather Smith

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), via the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is inviting outline proposals for research grants of up to £2 million (at 100% fEC) for a period of up to 36 months. The Healthy Ageing Social, Behavioural and Design Research Programme (SBDRP) is part of the ISCF Healthy Ageing Challenge portfolio of activities. …

by Heather Smith

Competition opens: Monday 4 May 2020 Competition closes: Wednesday 5 August 2020 12:00pm Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £2 million to fund collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects focused on industrial research. We will fund digital health and smart device projects that promote healthy ageing. They must meet one or …

by Heather Smith

Business Finland and German ZIM programme are looking for inspiring market-oriented joint projects between small and medium-sized enterprises in Finland and Germany. The call is currently ongoing and is open until September 15, 2020. Project ideas should stem from the companies’ own needs and can belong to any domain. The projects should involve the development …

by Heather Smith

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline to apply for grant funding from the 2020-1 CEF Telecom call for eDelivery (€0.9 million), eID & eSignature (€3 million), eTranslation (€4 million) and the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (€3 million) has been extended to 25 June 2020 to give more time for applicants to prepare their proposals. The original deadline was …

by Heather Smith

£40 million of government funding to support the UK’s next generation of innovative businesses projects to benefit from the funding include virtual reality training platforms for surgeons, virtual farmers’ markets and other innovations borne out of the coronavirus pandemic funding comes from a £211 million government investment package to encourage businesses developing new technologies Innovative …

by Heather Smith