Innovation Grants

These innovation grants are suitable for UK based SME Limited companies. Grant application help is available.

Suitable applicants

  • Creative sector
  • Engineering sector
  • Scientific sector

Purpose of the grant

To produce a game-changing, innovative and/or disruptive idea leading to new products, processes or services. After grant funding your project must be ripe for commercialisation and you must be able to demonstrate a clear ROI. Preference will be given to projects that can scale up to benefit both UK and global markets.

Suitable applicants

  • Applicants must also include a communications network provider (public or private) or communications integrator as a partner or sub-contractor
  • Engineering sector
  • Scientific sector
  • Service sector

Purpose of the Grant

The solution must improve road and rail operational efficiency, provide better-connected transport or improve traveller experience in the West Midlands.

Suitable applicants

  • IT sector
  • Engineering sector

Purpose of the grant

This challenge aims to update the digital computing infrastructure by creating a new, more secure hardware and software ‘ecosystem’. These new security capabilities will underpin future digital products and services. Your project will assist existing technology.

Suitable applicants

  • Manufacturing sector
  • Engineering sector
  • Scientific sector

Your collaborative R&D proposal must focus on one of these 4 themes:

  1. Semiconductors and display.
  2. Secondary batteries and sensor technology, including energy storage.
  3. Carbon industry and chemistry, including:
  • lightweight materials, composites and recycling of plastics
  • nano materials and plastic materials

4. Machinery, robots, and metal industry.

Purpose of the grants

This EUREKA competition specifically addresses advanced materials in order to improve both products and processes.

The product, process or service must:

  • be innovative
  • involve a technological risk
  • have a civilian purpose

Suitable applicants

  • Creative sector
  • Engineering sector
  • Scientific sector

Suitable applicants

  • Creative sector
  • Engineering sector
  • Scientific sector

Innovation Webinars

Innovation Webinars

  • Understand the grant funding opportunity
  • What are the funders' objectives
  • Is your project a good fit?

Tips for applying for Innovate UK Grants

Birmingham Business GrantsHere
+ +
Scroll to Top