Innovate UK – Emerging Technologies seminar: Innovate UK Introduction

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  1. 1. Innovate UK Introduction Chris Jones Head of Emerging Technologies chris.jones@innovateuk.gov.uk Belfast Briefing #E&E2
  2. 2. Innovation doesnt just happen Strategic innovation doesnt just happen. It happens as a consequence of coordinated collaboration between business, government and research. This is where Innovate UK comes in.
  3. 3. We cant stop thinking about the future Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy - delivering productivity, new jobs and exports .keeping the UK globally competitive in the race for future prosperity.
  4. 4. 13.1bn return to the economy up to Innovate UK in numbers
  5. 5. > 7 jobscreated for every businessinvested in 7,600 organisations supported helped to create 55,000 jobsof GVA for every 1 invested 7.30 up to Innovate UK in numbers
  6. 6. Manufacturing & Materials Infrastructure Systems Health & Life Science Emerging & Enabling Technologies M&M IS H&LS E&E Sectors
  7. 7. M&M IS H&LS E&E
  8. 8. Open M&M IS H&LS E&E O
  9. 9. Open M&M IS H&LS E&E O
  10. 10. M&M ISO H&LS E&E Delivery Plan 2016-17
  11. 11. Enabling and Emerging Technologies - Round 2 Chris Jones Head of Emerging Technologies Belfast Briefing #E&E2
  12. 12. GOV.UK Home Innovate UK From: Part of: First published: Innovate UK Innovation grants for business: apply for funding,Business enterprise,Research and development, andUK economic growth 27 February 2017 Notice Funding competition: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 Businesses can apply for a share of 15 million to develop technologies to stimulate future products, services and industries. Documents Competition brief: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 HTML
  13. 13. First published: 27 February 2017 Businesses can apply for a share of 15 million to develop technologies to stimulate future products, services and industries. Documents Competition brief: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 HTML Details Innovate UK is investing up to 15 million innovation projects that inspire and stimulate the products and services Competition guidance: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 HTML
  14. 14. Notice Competition brief: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 Published 27 February 2017 Contents 1. Dates and deadlines 2. The competition scope 3. Specific competition themes 4. Projects that we won't fund 5. Find out if you are eligible to apply GOV.UK Home Funding competition: emerging & enabling technologies round 2 Innovate UK
  15. 15. If total project costs are 100,000 or more, the project must include at least 2 grant-claiming partners working together. 6. Funding and project details We have allocated up to 15 million to fund innovation projects in this competition. All projects must involve at least one SME. A business or RTO must lead the project. Projects should last between 6 months and 3 years. We expect projects to range in total costs between 35,000 and 2 million. 6.1 Project types Your project may focus on technical feasibility, industrial research or experimental development. For technical feasibility studies and industrial research, you could receive: up to 70% of your eligible project costs if you are a small business up to 60% if you are a medium-sized business
  16. 16. carry out your project work, and intend to exploit the results, in the UK RTOs may lead a project, providing: they are able to articulate clearly why the RTO, and not one of the business participants, should lead the project they collaborate in the project with at least 2 or more businesses (one must be an SME) their involvement is no greater than 30% of the total eligible project costs the project shows a compelling route to market, most likely through the non- lead partners If total project costs are between 35,000 and 100,000, an SME can work on the project alone or with partners. If total project costs are 100,000 or more, the project must include at least 2 grant-claiming partners working together. 6. Funding and project details
  17. 17. 1. Dates and deadlines Competition opens Midday on Monday 6 March 2017 Briefing event for applicants Wednesday 8 March 2017 in London Brokerage events Belfast: Monday 13 March 2017 Edinburgh: Tuesday 14 March 2017 Cardiff: Thursday 16 March 2017 Manchester: Thursday 23 March 2017 Registration deadline Midday on Wednesday 3 May 2017 Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 2. The competition scope
  18. 18. Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 2. The competition scope Our emerging and enabling technologies programme identifies and invests in new technologies and the underpinning capabilities that improve existing industries. Our aim is to inspire the products, processes and services of tomorrow: those with the potential to unlock billions of pounds of value to industry and disrupt existing markets. We have 4 priority areas: emerging technologies digital enabling capabilities, including electronics, sensors and photonics (ESPs), robotics and autonomous systems, and creative economy space applications This competition should help businesses broaden out innovation activities to find sources of revenue from new products, processes or services. We are looking to fund projects that meet all of the following criteria. Proposals must:
  19. 19. Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 2. The competition scope Our emerging and enabling technologies programme identifies and invests in new technologies and the underpinning capabilities that improve existing industries. Our aim is to inspire the products, processes and services of tomorrow: those with the potential to unlock billions of pounds of value to industry and disrupt existing markets. We have 4 priority areas: emerging technologies digital enabling capabilities, including electronics, sensors and photonics (ESPs), robotics and autonomous systems, and creative economy space applications This competition should help businesses broaden out innovation activities to find sources of revenue from new products, processes or services. We are looking to fund projects that meet all of the following criteria. Proposals
  20. 20. show outputs that could be applied in more than one industry, sector or market improve business growth, productivity and/or create export opportunities for at least one UK SME involved in the project Projects costing more than 500,000 and lasting 2 years or longer should demonstrate a current understanding of the challenge being addressed and the needs of customers or users. Otherwise, such activities should be included in the first 6 months of the project. Where applicable, please consider the cybersecurity implications of your solution. We are looking to fund a portfolio of projects. These may include technical feasibility, industrial research or experimental development. 3. Specific competition themes 3.1 Emerging technologies An emerging technology is one that is still emerging from, or has only recently emerged from, the research base. It allows you to do something that was not Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 2. The competition scope Our emerging and enabling technologies programme identifies and invests in new technologies and the underpinning capabilities that improve existing industries. Our aim is to inspire the products, processes and services of tomorrow: those with the potential to unlock billions of pounds of value to industry and disrupt existing markets. We have 4 priority areas: emerging technologies digital enabling capabilities, including electronics, sensors and photonics (ESPs), robotics and autonomous systems, and creative economy space applications This competition should help businesses broaden out innovation activities to find sources of revenue from new products, processes or services. We are looking to fund projects that meet all of the following criteria. Proposals
  21. 21. show outputs that could be applied in more than one industry, sector or market improve business growth, productivity and/or create export opportunities for at least one UK SME involved in the project Projects costing more than 500,000 and lasting 2 years or longer should demonstrate a current understanding of the challenge being addressed and the needs of customers or users. Otherwise, such activities should be included in the first 6 months of the project. Where applicable, please consider the cybersecurity implications of your solution. We are looking to fund a portfolio of projects. These may include technical feasibility, industrial research or experimental development. 3. Specific competition themes 3.1 Emerging technologies An emerging technology is one that is still emerging from, or has only recently emerged from, the research base. It allows you to do something that was not Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 2. The competition scope Our emerging and enabling technologies programme identifies and invests in new technologies and the underpinning capabilities that improve existing industries. Our aim is to inspire the products, processes and services of tomorrow: those with the potential to unlock billions of pounds of value to industry and disrupt existing markets. We have 4 priority areas: emerging technologies digital enabling capabilities, including electronics, sensors and photonics (ESPs), robotics and autonomous systems, and creative economy space applications This competition should help businesses broaden out innovation activities to find sources of revenue from new products, processes or services. We are looking to fund projects that meet all of the following criteria. Proposals