Smart funding: open to innovative businesses from any sector

2 Oct 2019 12:07 PM

Businesses can apply for a share of £25 million in Smart funding to support innovative ideas with commercial potential in any area of the economy.

Smart is Innovate UK’s open grant funding programme. Up to £25 million is available to support the best game-changing and commercially viable ideas across a whole range of technology areas.

Projects can focus on any area of technology and on any area of the economy including arts, design and media, creative industries, and science and engineering.

Projects in support of one of the grand challenges in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy are welcomed but this is not necessary.

Find out more about applying for Innovate UK funding.

Game-changing ideas

The competition will support a range of projects from short feasibility studies to larger research and development projects and experimental development lasting up to 3 years.

Applicants must show they have:

Competition information

Find out more about this competition and apply.