The latest Emerging and Enabling Innovate competition is now open. Projects are invited from £35,000 to £2 million, lasting 3 months to 3 years. Total budget £19m shared with health and life-sciences.
Projects should be in one of 4 priority areas:
- Emerging technologies, which have either recently developed or are starting to come out of the research base. It includes biofilms, energy harvesting, graphene and cutting-edge imaging technologies
- Digital technology, specifically in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, big data, distributed ledger, Internet of Things, 5G and virtual and augmented reality
- Enabling capabilities, such as electronics, sensors and photonics, robotics and autonomous systems, as well as opportunities in the creative industries
- Space applications including satellite communications, positioning, navigation and timing and Earth observation.
Full eligibility scope and application details are online and briefing events will take place through January and February.