Innovate UK launches £15 million investment in manufacturing and materials innovation projects

On Monday 9th May 2016, Innovate UK launched a £15 million investment into manufacturing and materials innovation projects. These projects will focus on identified technical or commercial challenges and aim to lead to increased UK SME productivity, competitiveness and growth.

The National Composites Centre offers B2B brokerage, consortium building and bid support to companies of all sizes. The NCC technology offer includes; design and simulation, prototype manufacture, process optimisation, testing and inspection, manufacturing and test equipment and industry training.

Conditions of the Innovate UK Manufacturing and Materials Call

  • Projects need to be led by a business and must involve at least one SME. They can be carried out by an SME working alone or in collaboration with other organisations. 
  • Projects with costs of £100,000 or more must involve working with other partners.
  • Projects must focus on identified technical or commercial challenges and aim to lead to increased UK SME productivity, competitiveness and growth.
  • Projects should last between 6 months and 3 years. They should range from total costs of £50,000 to £2 million.
  • Registration deadline: Noon on 6 July 2016.

For more information on the Innovate UK Manufacturing and Materials call, click here or consult our Funding Opportunities page.. 

For more information on the collaborative research and development support the NCC can offer, please contact Kalyan Hazra at kalyan.hazra@nccuk.com

 +44 (0) 117 370 7600
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