Fund title: Circular Economy for SMEs
Focus of fund/fund aims:
The aim of this competition is to support feasibility studies, industrial research and experimental development that address the challenges of transitioning to a circular economy.
8 December 2021
UK micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) businesses can apply for grants to help the transition to a circular economy. This funding forms part of the National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) programme.
Your project must demonstrate how you will create a step-change in the adoption of circular economy approaches. The broad spectrum of circular economy approaches will be in scope, for example:
Businesses may work alone or in partnership with other businesses of any size, academic institutions, research and technology organisations (RTOs), public sector organisations or not-for-profit organisations. Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.
All project work must be carried out in the UK. Each project’s total eligible costs must be between £50,000 and £100,000.