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Fund title: Innovate UK: Research & Development grants

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Grants for research & development. Latest opportunities include Women in Innovation awards, Eureka Eurostars (for small businesses to collaborate with international partners) and Healthy Ageing Challenge (to develop innovative services to support people as they age).

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Fund description:

Innovate UK regularly publishes opportunities for businesses and other organisations to apply for grants for research and development. Current and upcoming opportunities include:

Women in Innovation Awards
Women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support.
Apply by 13 October 2021

Eureka Eurostars 3
UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £2.5million to develop collaborative research in partnership with organisations from participating Eureka Eurostars member countries.
Apply by 4 November 2021.

Healthy Ageing Challenge: designed for ageing
UK businesses can apply for funding to develop service-led innovations which support people as they age to remain active, independent and socially connected. Businesses can apply on their own or in partnership with other organisations. Total project costs should be between £500,000 and £2m.
Apply by 17 November 2021.

Businesses can view the full list of funding opportunities and sign up for email alerts from Innovate UK.

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