Innovate UK

Smart Grants

This is an opportunity for UK-registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

 

To see the eligibility summary go here.

You can also check the competition overview and apply here

 

Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

The KTN are offering frequently updated news regarding business funding in the UK. This includes collaborative funding, knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP), SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative), grant funding, competitions, and innovation loans. 

Find more about the KTN's current funding opportunities here.

The Royal Society

Industry Fellowships

This long-standing scheme enables the mobility of talented scientists and engineers from industry and academia in order to move between the sectors. These secondments support the researcher's development, fosters exchange of knowledge, stimulates longer-term collaborations, and establishes personal, scientific and corporate links between sectors.

The Industry Fellowship is part of the Royal Society's wider Science and Industry Programme which strives to promote the value and importance of science by connecting academia, industry and government.

The Industry Fellowship scheme is open to academic and industrial researchers from early to senior career stages based in the UK.

 For more information on the Industry Fellowship go here.

You can apply for the Industry Fellowship here

What's Going On...

ROBOTICS AND AI SHOWCASE 2021

25th-27th May 2021 

The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Industry Showcase is a unique community-led event that stimulates collaborative development for solving real world problems with RAI.

The world we live in faces ever-changing societal, environmental and economic challenges. At RAI21 this year, we will explore some of these challenges and the opportunities for robotics & AI to drive positive change in the UK and globally.

 

Location: 
Online Webinar 

Find out more and register here.

Artificial Intelligence in the Biosciences Community Meeting

19th May 2021

09:00-16:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) and its application is an area of growing interest within the biosciences research and innovation community. This interest is reflected more broadly in the recently published UKRI statement of opportunity ’Transforming our world with AI’, which sets out the cross-disciplinary and cross-sector opportunities to support AI research and innovation in the UK.

Location: 
Online Webinar 

Find out more and register here.

R.U.Hacking? 2021 online hackathon!

26th -27th June 2021

R. U. Hacking? (Reading University Hacking) proudly present our third annual 24-hour Student Hackathon at the University of Reading, welcoming students from all over the UK and EU!

If you'd like to find out more about the event, get in touch with us at readingunihack@gmail.com!