Funding Opportunities

Funding competition


Commercialising quantum devices: innovation R&D

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to collaborate on prototype quantum devices that meet end user needs with a clear route to market.


  • Competition opens: Wednesday 18 April 2018
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 13 June 2018 12:00pm

The aim of this competition is to advance the commercialisation of quantum technologies in the UK.

Innovate UK will invest £20 million in innovation projects to develop prototype quantum technology devices that address one or more of these important industrial challenges which are explained further in the scope of this competition:

  • Situational awareness.
  • Infrastructure productivity.
  • Seeing the invisible.
  • Trusted peer to peer communication

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Improving health through digital innovations: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million to improve healthcare or reduce costs for health services, under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Deadline: Wednesday 18 April 2018 12:00pm

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SBRI Healthcare programme

The Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare (SBRI Healthcare) is an NHS England initiative, championed by the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), which supports a programme of competitions inviting companies to come forward with their ideas and new technologies for known NHS challenges.

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