UK Innovation Funding:


UKRI - UK Research & Innovation Funding Finder


Searchable funding opportunities for small and large scale research and innovation projects.


Innovate UK: Open Funding Programme


Innovate UK’s Open R&D Funding programme provides businesses with grants to develop game-changing or disruptive ideas.


European Commission Funding & Tender Opportunities


Opportunities for grants and tenders through the Horizon Europe programme.


Innovation Competitions - Innovate UK Smart Grants 2021


Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.


Business Wales Innovation Vouchers (Wales only)


SMART Cymru Innovation Support for help with commercialising new technology.



European Funding via Open Calls and Experimentation Funding:


PULSATE | Open Call for Proposals within LBAAM

PULSATE has launched the Technology Transfer Experiments Open Call for LBAAM technology in production environments that will empower the European Manufacturing industry digitalization. SMEs which form a consortium of minimum 2 companies acting as Technology Provider (System Integrator) and Adopter / End User (Manufacturing Company) are encouraged to submit their application until 29th July 2022, 5 pm CEST.  Visit the Funding Box site for more information.


AI Regio | Open Call for AI in Manufacturing

AI Regio calls all the AI in manufacturing enthusiasts to participate in the second open call for proposals which aim at further expanding and extending the impact to other European regions and focus on the adoption of innovative AI-solutions to the business operations of SMEs. The interested parties shall submit their ideas by 29th July. Visit the website for more details.


BetterFactory | Expression of Interest for Application Experiments

BetterFactory invites Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers (SMEs) to redesign their current product portfolio together with Business and Arts mentors and Technology experts. The EOI will select the most innovative challenges proposed by manufacturing companies and create a matchmaking process through the Robotics and Automation Marketplace (RAMP).  Visit Better Factory for further information.


DIHWorld | Open Call for Innovation

The DIH-World goal is accelerating the development and consolidation of Digital Innovation Hubs and to improve the digitalisation of European SMEs. Selected experiments will receive up to EUR 95.000,00 to support the integration of digital technologies in the processes, products or services of an SME. Closes 28/06/2022. Visit site for more details.




Deployment Vouchers:  July 2022 More information


KITT 4 SME - platform-enabled KITs of arTificial intelligence FOR an easy uptake by SMEs


Open Calls:  July 2022 More information


DiH4CPS - Fostering DIHs for Embedding Interoperability in Cyber-Physical Systems of European SMEs


Open Calls: More information


EFPF - European Connected Factory Platform for Agile Manufacturing



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