UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 3

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Restricted call: UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 3 (internal deadline: 16th April, 2024)

Innovate UK has announced the UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 3 call. In partnership with The German Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs And Climate Action (BMWK), Innovate is investing up to £4 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to enhance UK and German collaborations and capabilities in emerging fields of technology in our society. These fields of emerging technologies include but are not limited to: quantum, AI, semiconductor applications, engineering biology, future telecommunications, green technologies. There must be a clear route to market within 2 to 3 years of project completion. The UK side of the bid must be led by a UK registered business and the bid must involve at least one German registered small to medium sized enterprise (SME). UK partners’ grant funding request must not exceed £500,000 in total. For more on the categories of research and development which Innovate UK fund, see here.

For more information about the scheme, please visit the call page.

University Internal selection:

Institutions can collaborate on a maximum of 3 applications. Therefore, this call will be managed according to the University’s restricted calls procedure.

To take part in the internal selection, please complete our online form by 16th April (NB: if asked to log-in, please use your crsid/Raven details; note that a Form cannot be saved and returned to).

You will need the following documents and information to complete the Form:

Internal Assessment Criteria:

Please note that the assessment of internal applications will focus on the following core funder criteria:

Funder deadline: 3rd June, 2024.

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Posted on 07/02/2024