Category: Funding

Commercialising quantum technologies- round 2

The latest competition from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) commercialising quantum technologies challenge will award up to £30million to industry led projects addressing technological barriers to the commercial exploitation of quantum technologies. Projects should exploit second generation quantum techniques (superposition) in one or more of the challenge areas of: Connectivity Situation awareness Quantum computing…

Commercialising quantum technologies

£33 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is available to invest in projects that aim to speed up commercialisation of quantum technologies. Projects must aim to speed up commercialisation of second-generation quantum technologies (superposition, entanglement and related effects*) and should address at least 1 of the following areas: connectivity and techniques for securing data…

Future Aviation Security Solutions funding competition

The latest £4.5million competition from the future aviation security solutions programme seeks novel solutions that can enhance security at airports, the border and other screening locations strengthening the detection of dangerous, illicit and contraband items. Innovations should address at least one of 5 defined challenges Improving the screening process for passengers, staff and their belongings…

Photonics for robotics in extreme environments – new Innovate competition

Innovate UK will open a £2 million competition for projects to develop reliable extreme environment grade electronics, sensors and photonics for robotics and AI systems. Supported through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Robotics and AI for Extreme and Challenging Environments Challenge, this competition illustrates the importance of photonics in enabling solutions to key societal…

EU Photonics funding competition deadlines approach

With deadlines of March 28 2019, there are three currently open Horizon2020 European funding calls. No matter the result of the Brexit negotiations UK government has promised to underwrite the financial contributions to any UK partner for successful applications submitted before 29 March. Photonics Manufacturing Pilot Lines for Photonic Components and Devices to provide open…

Horizon 2020 photonics funding opportunites

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting events on the 29th October in London and the 30th October in Glasgow to explore opportunities in the upcoming Horizon 2020 photonics funding calls on:- Photonics Manufacturing Pilot Lines for Photonic Components and Devices to provide open access to manufacturing of advanced photonics components and systems…