EUREKA collaborative R&D: advanced materials, March 2020
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £1 million to fund collaborative business led research and development (R&D) projects. These must result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative and involve a technological risk.
Your collaborative R&D proposal must focus on one of these 4 themes:
- Semiconductors and display.
- Secondary batteries and sensor technology, including energy storage.
- Carbon industry and chemistry, including:
- lightweight materials, composites and recycling of plastics
- nano materials and plastic materials
- Machinery, robots, and metal industry.
Your project must focus on industrial research.
Your project must aim to develop one of the following:
- innovative products
- technology-based applications
- technology-based services
It must have high market potential in the participating regions and/or globally.
Projects must include at least one partner from one of the participating regions of the EUREKA call on advanced materials.
Your total eligible project costs must be between £100,000 and £1 million. This includes costs from all partners, from the UK and all other participating members. The total grant available to the UK applicants on the project is up to £350,000.
Your project can last up to 3 years and must start by 1 February 2021.
The start date may move to fit the national funding procedures of the regions involved in the selected projects.
Your project must be collaborative.
UK lead applicant
To lead a project as a UK registered organisation you must:
- be a business, of any size
- collaborate with at least one eligible partner from one of the participating regions of the EUREKA call for proposals for joint R&D projects on advanced materials listed below, which must be a separate non-linked legal entity to the UK partners
- follow the full process correctly
We strongly welcome partnerships with companies from South Korea.
You can also collaborate with other UK registered businesses of any size and UK registered research organisations.
Eligible partner regions
Your project must include at least one organisation from one of the participating regions of the EUREKA call on advanced materials. These regions are:
An online briefing event was held on 11th March: view the recording here.
If you want help to find a project partner, contact the Knowledge Transfer Network’s Materials team.