Emerging and Enabling technologies competition

Title Budget Type Date Description Relevance
Emerging and Enabling Technologies competition- round 1 £15m,

£50-£2m projects,

>£100k collaborative

all close 7/12/2016 Any emerging technology that can demonstrate a step change in performance and the potential to disrupt existing industrial approaches; particularly  energy harvesting, imaging technologies, graphene or biofilms.

Any enabling technology in: satellite applications; electronics; sensors; photonics; digital; internet of things; data; cybersecurity; virtual or augmented reality; and distributed ledger technology

All photonics

The aim of this competition is to help businesses broaden out innovation activities, to find new sources of revenue from new products, processes or services. Projects will:

  • harness E&E technologies across the economy
  • develop and scale-up research and development to bring ideas, processes and products closer to availability at scale and commercial release
  • use design processes to understand customer motivations and behaviour and use that insight to create better products, services and processes

Innovate  are looking to fund a portfolio of projects that include:

  • technical feasibility
  • industrial research
  • experimental development

See the competition brief for the full scope and background

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