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News & Press: February 2020

Find out the latest news and funding opportunities from Innovate UK

17 February 2020  
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The following news from Innovate UK contains some relevant business updates.

Developing sustainable plastic packaging: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £37 million to support projects that look at ways to radically reduce waste from plastic packaging.

Most of it has a very short use, with 95% lost to the economy and between 8 and 12 million tonnes ending up in the oceans. Governments have recognised the need to address this challenge. Read more here.

BuffaloGrid: connecting the next 1 billion to the internet 

Smart energy business supported by Innovate UK aims to power a smartphone revolution that will help drive wealth and wellbeing in the developing world. Read more here.

Horizon 2020: what it is and how to apply for funding

UK scientists, researchers and businesses can continue to participate in Horizon 2020 programmes and receive EU grant funding for the lifetime of individual projects. Read more here.

February 2020 expression of interest: ATI programme

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Programme provides funding for industrial research and capital projects to encourage innovation in UK civil aerospace. Read more here.

Trialling new rail technologies: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £9.4 million to show how new technologies could improve rail services for passengers and operators. Read more here.

Innovate UK Smart Grants: January 2020

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations that can make a significant impact on the UK economy. Read more here.

Read the full article here.