AUGUST 20 Funding Roundup

Young Innovators Awards 2020/21
Deadline: 2 September 2020
Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality – £5,000 grant, tailored business support and a living allowance.

NERC: Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia
Deadline: (Notification of Intent): 3 September 2020

HVB Proof of Concept Calls
Deadline: 14 September 2020

  1. High value biorenewable products or processes for industry
  2. Research on high value biorenewables or processes to underpin the creation of new spin-outs 

AlgaeUK: Second BIV Call
Deadline: 18 September 2020

BBNet: Proof of Concept Call
Deadline: 30 September 2020

HVB Business Interaction Voucher Call
Deadline:  6 October 2020 

Innovate UK: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund: industrial energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies
Deadline: 28 October 2020
Projects must undertake a feasibility or an engineering study (experimental development) to develop either an energy efficiency or a deep decarbonisation project that enables possible subsequent deployment.  
 
Innovate UK: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund: deployment of energy efficient technologies in industry
Deadline: 28 October 2020
Projects must deploy technologies to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes.  
 
NERC: Announcement of Opportunity: Changing the Environment
Deadline for outline proposals: 5 November 2020
Large scale inter-disciplinary research and innovation funding to provide whole system solutions to major environmental challenges. This call will provide up to £20M funding in total over 5 years to support 2 research organisation awards.