Manufacturing and Materials, Infrastructure Systems, Call and Briefing Event

Innovate UK – Manufacturing and Materials, Infrastructure Systems, Call

Competition opened: Tuesday 28 November 2017     Competition closes: Wednesday 31 January 2018 12:00pm

Innovate UK is providing up to £19 million to support innovation across the manufacturing and materials and Infrastructure systems sectors.  Funded projects will target opportunities that offer significant changes in productivity and cutting-edge innovations.

There will be:

  • up to £5 million for projects up to 12 months
  • up to £14 million for projects between 13 and 36 months

A further £16 million is available to fund Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).

This competition has 2 strands. This is the Manufacturing and Materials strand. The other strand is Infrastructure Systems. An eligible project, in manufacturing and materials, must cover at least one of the following areas:

  • innovation in a manufacturing system, technology, process or business model
  • innovation in materials development, properties, integration or reuse
  • a manufacturing or materials innovation, rather than a product innovation

Proposals must improve business growth and productivity or create export opportunities for at least one UK SME involved in the project.

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Manufacturing & Materials, Infrastructure Systems, Competition Briefing

A briefing on the above competition will be provided by the Knowledge Transfer Network in Glasgow on the 14th December 2017 from 10:00 till 14:00.

For information on the location and to register, please use the following link:



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