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European SME Instrument Funding

The scheme is competitive, business-oriented and focused on creating impact, bringing high-potential innovations closer to the market. Key Features Only SME companies can apply Single company applications Subcontractor involvement Company can apply into any phase…

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Innovate UK – Open Funding Competition – new question order

On the face of it, Innovate UK’s new Open Funding Competition is looking to replace the old SMART grant scheme. There have been some major changes, which I will write about in new course. First…

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Audit requirements for Innovate UK grants

The information regarding the level of audit (actually, it is an accountants report that is sample-based and fairly light touch) is quite hard to come by, and is buried in an annex which comes with…

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Chancellor’s Autumn budget speech on Innovate UK grants

There was a mention of Innovate UK grant funding in yesterday’s Autumn budget, with some media outlets suggesting that all grants will be turned into loans, however, George Osborne actually said: “And we’ll protect the…

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Innovate UK funded projects – Publications – GOV.UK

Information about the projects funded by Innovate UK between 2004 and 5 November 2015. Interesting excel sheet showing all Innovate UK funding from 2004. Check if your competitors are using grant funding, or look for…

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Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument

Discover the SME Instrument of Horizon 2020 through this infographic:

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Innovate UK SMART Grants

The Smart Grant scheme is open to all R&D technologies in the UK. Obtaining one of those grants is getting steadily more competitive. Grants from £25k to £250k There are three kinds of Smart Grants…

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Mobile Telehealth

In the past couple decades, we’ve seen virtually every area of our lives changed by the astounding march of progress in the fields of computers and communications. Twenty years ago, you probably weren’t on the…

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