Innovate UK Newsletter

Innovative business ideas for new products – Businesses can apply for up to £25 million of Smart funding to develop game-changing products and services in any area of technology, science and engineering.

Projects must show that they will exploit game-changing ideas to develop new products, processes and services that will have significant economic impact.  Click title for more details.

Commercialising quantum technology: technology projects round 1   UK businesses can express an interest in applying for a share of up to £30 million to collaborate on quantum technology development projects.

Application of whole genome sequencing approaches to cancer  UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5.4 million for projects involving the application of whole genome sequencing to analyse cancers.


About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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