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Latest News - July 2020

Coronavirus: Sustainable Innovation Fund – round 2

Businesses can apply for a share of £26 million for new projects focusing on sustainable economic recovery from COVID-19

SBRI competition: Sort and segregate nuclear waste - phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of £3.9 million to develop an autonomous, integrated toolkit to sort and segregate nuclear waste

AgriTech startups can apply now to X-Europe

Open Call for X-Europe's Cohort 2 - AgriTech is now live

Brexit: Data protection and business preparedness survey

DfE is seeking views on data protection and business preparedness in light of the EU exit

Opportunity for cyber security companies to be matched with potential investors

Build relationships with international investors

Coronavirus: Childcare Recovery Support Fund

The Childcare Recovery Support Fund has launched on Monday 27 July 2020

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: applications now open

Applications for The Queen's Awards for Enterprise must be submitted by midday on 9 September 2020

Webinar: Applying to the Sustainable Innovation Fund

Find out how to write a compelling grant application to the Sustainable Innovation Fund - round 2

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Childcare Support Scheme

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] COVID-19 Childcare Support Scheme is now open for applications from eligible childcare providers

Coronavirus: Creative Support Fund

The Creative Support Fund will reopen on 31 July 2020 with a £4 million support package for the arts, creative industries and cultural sector

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Safe Workplace Checklist

The COVID-19 Safe Workplace Checklist from Invest Northern Ireland aims to help businesses adapt to the ‘new normal’

Competition: International Space Pitch Day

Pitching opportunity and funding for innovations in space capability

Women in Innovation Awards 2020 briefing event

Innovate UK and KTN are hosting an online briefing event to provide an overview of the 2020 Women in Innovation Awards

Marine robotics innovation visits to Canada

Innovate UK and Enterprise Europe Network are searching for innovative SMEs with emerging surface and underwater marine robotics systems and technologies

Funding for innovate ways to safely deliver vaccinations

Welsh SBRI vaccinations challenge seeks solutions to support future vaccination programmes

Coronavirus: Innovation Continuity Loans

Innovate UK's loan programme for SMEs involved in late-stage innovation projects

CivTech 5.0 innovation challenge

CivTech 5.0 covers ten challenges and is looking for innovators, entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies to propose solutions to public sector problems

Coronavirus: Reduced VAT rate for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions

Temporary reduction of VAT rate to 5% for six months on certain supplies relating to hospitality, visitor attractions, hotel and holiday accommodation

New Technology Export Academy launched

New cohort programme for high performing technology SMEs