A survey of grant funding opportunities, with a particular focus on technology-led SME’s.This is a non-comprehensive survey, updated periodically to assist in the identification of grant funding opportunities. The formal documentation maintained and issued by the grant awarding bodies should be consulted before applying for grants.
For more advice and support contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This survey covers four principal funding mechanisms for innovative SME’s with a commercial and civilian focus. Other schemes in specific sectors and from other government departments (including military) are available.
Providing €10bn of funding per year covering fundamental research through to industrial commercialisation. This survey covers the grant types and topics of interest to for-profit SME’s and larger companies with whom they may collaborate.
The programme for 2018-2020 is expected to be released in October 2017
Promoting international cooperation with a wide-ranging scope, and two submission deadlines each year.
Supporting UK companies to establish, grow and expand into new markets, with a focus on SME’s and export.
Addressing government challenges by funding innovative companies to demonstrate solutions.
|wdt_ID||Scheme||Code||Funding Rate||Project Value||Project Duration||Minimum Consortium||Aim|
|1||Research and Innovation Action||RIA||1||€2M - €5M||36-48 months||3 legal entities from 3 countries||to establish new knowledge and/or to explore the feasibility of a new or improved technology|
|2||Innovation Action||IA||70% (100% for non-profits)||€2M - €5M||30-36 months||3 legal entities from 3 countries||to produce plans and arrangements or designs for new, altered or improved products, processes or services.|
|3||Coordination and Support Action||CSA||1||€0.5M-€2M||12-30 months||1 legal entity||standardisation, dissemination, awareness-raising and communication, networking, coordination or support services, policy dialogues and mutual learning exercises|
|4||SME Instrument Phase 1||SME-1||Lump Sum||50000||9 months||1 SME||Feasibility study verifying the technological/practical as well as economic viability of an innovation idea|
|5||SME Instrument Phase 2||SME-2||0.7||€1M-€2.5M||12-24 months||1 SME||demonstration, testing, prototyping, piloting, scaling-up, miniaturisation, design, market replication of high potential innovation|
|6||SME Instrument Phase 3||SME-3||n/a||n/a||n/a||1 SME||indirect support measures and services including access to financial facilities|
|7||Fast Track to Innovation||FTI||0.7||€1M-€2M||12-24 months||3 legal entities from 3 countries||Systems validation in real working conditions – Testing – Piloting – Business model validation – Standard setting|
|8||R&D Stream 1||RD-1||0.7||up to £100k||up to 12 months||1 SME||to establish new knowledge and/or to explore the feasibility of a new or improved technology|
|9||R&D Stream 2||RD-2||70% micro/small||£100k - £2M||12-36 months||2 legal entities, including 1 SME, led by a for-profit||to establish new knowledge and/or to explore the feasibility of a new or improved technology|
|10||Open Programme||RD-O||0.7||up to £2M||up to 36 months||1 SME||to establish new knowledge and/or to explore the feasibility of a new or improved technology|