Innovate UK: Emerging and Enabling Technologies Call – Round 3

13 September 2017

Innovate UK Briefing – Emerging and Enabling Technologies R&D Call – Round 3
13 September 2017, The Principality Stadium, Cardiff

As part of the Innovate UK Delivery Plan, Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovative projects in Emerging and Enabling Technologies. Innovate UK, The KTN, The Welsh Government together with the North Wales Photonics Launchpad, a Project delivered by the Welsh Optoelectronic Forum,  are holding a Briefing in Cardiff on the next round of funding for the Emerging and Enabling Technologies.

This event will benefit:-

  • Businesses
  • Academics
  • Researchers
  • Local authorities

Applying these technologies in the following Sectors:-

  • Energy & Environment Sector
  • Construction Sector
  • Creative Industries Sector
  • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Sector
  • Financial & Professional Services Sector
  • Food & Farming Sector
  • Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) Sector
  • Life Sciences Sector

Proposals are sought that will kick-start collaboration between business and research organisations and that have substantial and scalable commercial potential.

Details will be available here when the competition opens on 4 September 2017.

Emerging technologies include:

  • Synthetic biology
  • Non-animal technologies
  • Biofilms
  • Energy harvesting
  • Graphene
  • New imaging technologies

Enabling technologies include:

  • Cyber security
  • Data
  • The internet of things
  • Space Applications
  • Electronics
  • Sensors and photonics
  • Robotics and Autonomous systems

*The Scope for this competition has yet to be confirmed, but is likely to be similar to the second round of funding.