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Circular economy for SMEs – innovating with the NICER programme

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to research, test and develop step-change circular economy approaches.

  • Competition opens: Monday 11 October 2021
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 8 December 2021 11:00am

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1 million in circular economy innovation projects.

This funding forms part of the UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research programme (NICER), enabling SMEs to engage with and benefit from access to expertise at five research centres via collaborative research and development (CR&D) activities.

The aim of this competition is to support feasibility studies, industrial research and experimental development that address the challenges of transitioning to a circular economy.

Your proposal must demonstrate how you will create a step-change in the adoption of circular economy approaches.

In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process. This competition closes at 11am UK time on the deadline stated.

Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £50,000 and £100,000.

View full eligibility criteria and apply online – https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/1021/overview#summary

Published: October 11th, 2021
Posted in Funding Opportunities

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