Read James Hughes (Innovation Consultant & Grants Compliance Manager)’s summary of the recent UKRI budget allocation from and Innovate UK support for UK based businesses.
With the launch of 2 exciting new competitions to support AgriTech innovations we explore key differences in the Farming Futures R&D Fund and the Farming Futures Innovation Programme schemes. Whilst sector specific, these competitions are broad in scope offering the opportunity for the development of technology agnostic solutions to address the challenges faced by farmers, growers and foresters. In this article, we provide some background on these challenges and share our recommendations to help you develop a great application for ultimate funding success.
Innovate UK’s Smart competition and eureka Eurostars are both open schemes that support technology innovations across a broad range of industries and sectors. These schemes open for applications more than once per year. Read on to find out more about each scheme to help you decide which one is suitable for you.
UK businesses active in research and development have received the welcome news that following the UK’s transition from the EU, they will continue to have access to five of the major EU funding programmes including the €95.5 billion Horizon Europe programme which will run from Spring 2021 until the end of 2027.