Data security: £4 million funding to prevent digital disruption
Cyber security breaches can cost a small company thousands and a large firm millions. Could your business help solve the problem?
There are also indirect costs like loss of business and damage to brand reputation – which can have far-reaching consequences.
Innovate UK is to invest up to £4 million in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects that tackle the growing risks of disruption to internet-enabled businesses and their digital supply chains.
We want to identify and fund industrial research that will strengthen the protection and resilience of such data, so businesses and the public can have confidence in the delivery of digitally enabled business products and services.
Proposals must be collaborative and business-led. We expect to fund mainly industrial research projects in which a business partner will generally attract up to 50% public funding for their project costs (60% for SMEs).
- the competition opens on 23 March 2015
- the deadline for registration is midday on 29 April 2015
- there will be briefing events for potential applicants in:
- Belfast on 25 March 2015
- Cardiff on 30 March 2015
- London on 31 March 2015
- Edinburgh on 1 April 2015
- we expect projects to last between 1 and 2 years and to range in size from total costs of £150,000 to £750,000
Latest News from
DASA launches DTEP29/07/2022 12:25:00
The Defence Technology Exploitation Programme (DTEP) is a £16 million programme to boost small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) defence innovation.
Prime Minister signs landmark science agreement with New Zealand04/07/2022 11:22:00
Prime Minister agrees major Research, Science and Innovation Arrangement with New Zealand.
Government pledges £7.6 million for rail innovation12/04/2022 12:12:00
Funding given to create cutting-edge technology that will help transform rail travel.
Cycle 3 of Defence Innovation Loans now open21/10/2021 15:20:00
Loans up to £1.6m available. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to commercialise your defence solution.
Business Secretary appoints 6 new non-executive directors to UK Research and Innovation board27/09/2021 09:12:00
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has confirmed the appointment of 6 new non-executive directors to the board of UKRI.
World’s first green submarine among winners of the UK’s biggest clean maritime competition15/09/2021 12:22:00
Winners of clean maritime competition announced as the UK's greenest cruise terminal opens in Southampton.
Five UK companies have progressed through to the next phase of a £5.5 million radioactive waste segregation competition.14/09/2021 10:12:00
The ‘Sort & Seg’ innovation competition, launched in July 2020, set the challenge of finding ways to sort and segregate mixed radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites.
Cycle 2 of Defence Innovation Loans now open12/08/2021 10:15:00
Loans up to £1.6m available. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to commercialise your defence solution