November 2017 sector competition: strand 2 Infrastructure Systems
Innovate UK is to invest up to £19 million in innovation projects to encourage UK business growth in manufacturing and materials or infrastructure systems. We want businesses to collaborate on new integrated solutions and business models.
The funding will allocated as follows:
- up to £5 million for projects up to 12 months
- up to £14 million for projects between 12 and 36 months
A further £16 million is available to fund Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).
This competition has 2 strands; this is strand 1: Infrastructure Systems. The other strand is Manufacturing and Materials.
An eligible project, in infrastructure systems must show significant innovation in one or more of our priority areas, which are:
- smart infrastructure
- connected transport
- urban living
Proposals must improve business growth and productivity or create export opportunities for at least one UK SME involved in the project.