Category: Business,funding,Grants,Awards

Transform Foundation

Transform Foundation aims to encourage investment in digital technologies, skills and marketing in the charity sector. Offering grants to charities (with annual revenue between £350,000 and £30million) to develop websites and advertise through Facebook. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: On going

Horizon 2020: EU Research Programme

EU funding for large-scale, international collaborative research projects. New work programme for 2018-2020: UK businesses, universities, public bodies, charities and healthcare providers can still participate. Find out more, click here.

DEADLINE: On going

Guardian Media Group Creates £42 Million Venture Capital Fund for Media Tech Start-ups

A new, independent £42 million venture capital fund - GMG Ventures, to invest in start-ups that are related to media-tech. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 29 November 2017

£25 Million Innovate UK 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme

To develop a UK ‘5G ecosystem’ with technology and deployment, testbeds and trials to stimulate the development of 5G use cases and business models. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 6 December 2017

£10,000 Start-up Challenge Business Competition to Invest into Young Entrepreneurs
The Start-up Challenge Business Competition has been established to support aspiring entrepreneurs aged 16-30 years old. It offers participants an opportunity to win up to £10,000 of investment to start their own business or grow an existing one. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 17 December 2017

Tech for Good to Run for a Third Time

The funding is for projects at any stage of development, with solid user-centred research, a clear problem to address, and a compelling digital solution to achieving this. The technology may be simple or cutting edge. The funding is for new products and services that can be shared with the wider not-for-profit sector. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 20 December 2017

£2 Million Building Thermal Efficiency Innovation Fund

BEIS funding supports, through capital grants, the development and demonstration of innovative technologies, processes and business models that can be widely deployed to improve the thermal efficiency of existing UK buildings. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 2 January 2017

UK Announces £10 Million Innovation Loans Infrastructure Systems Funding Competition for UK SMEs

Loans are being provided to UK SME businesses to commercialise innovative technologies in infrastructure systems projects. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 10 January 2017

Government Announces £3 Million Fund to Develop New Airport Screening Innovations

The competition is looking for proposals to improve the ability of preventing explosives, hidden within electrical items in passenger baggage, from being taken on board an aircraft. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 17 January 2018

John Brabourne Awards Accepting Applications from Up-and-Coming Film and TV Talent

£15,000 awards available to successful applicants to benefit from professional support and talent development from The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF). The CTBF Grants cover production and development finance, post production and festival distribution, living and travel expenses, childcare, tuition fees, short training programmes and secondments. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 31 January 2018

European Maritime & Fisheries Fund: Sustainable Blue Economy

International partnerships to make innovative marine technologies market and investor ready or tackle marine litter. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 8 February 2018

Clean Sky 2 Programme - Seventh Call for Proposals Now Open

A Joint Technology Initiative (JTI), a public-private partnership that brings together companies, universities, public laboratories, innovative SMEs and the European Commission to develop and demonstrate breakthrough technologies for the civil aircraft market and to cut aircraft emissions and noise. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 27 February 2018

Second Active and Assisted Living Smart Ageing Prize Launch

Entries need to focus on social participation and quality of life, with the aim to enhance the networks and social experiences of older adults in the real world through innovative digital technologies. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 30 March 2018

$2 Million International GoFly Competition Open for Innovators to Create a Personal Flying Device

The aim is to foster the development of safe, quiet, ultra-compact, near-VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) personal flying devices that are capable of flying twenty miles while carrying a single person. Find out more, click here

DEADLINE: 4 April 2018

€2.7 Billion in H2020 Research Funding for Information and Communication Technologies

The 2018-2020 Industrial Leadership Information and Communication Technologies (LEIT) Work Programme covers ICT technology in a comprehensive way, covering technologies for Digitising European Industry, HPC, Big Data and Cloud, 5G and Next Generation Internet. Find out more, click here

£21m to boost UK’s world-class tech sector and spread the benefits across the country 

The UK’s world-leading tech sector will go from strength-to-strength after plans unveiled today set out a £21 million investment to create a new national network of regional tech hubs in areas across the country, including Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Birmingham.  Find out more, click here



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