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Manufacturing & Materials Competition Round 3 Briefing - Newcastle
Thu 25 May 2017, 09:30 – 15:00 BST
£15M Manufacturing and Materials Round 3
Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects in manufacturing and/or materials. Funding will be awarded to projects that focus on identified technical or commercial challenges. These should lead to increased productivity, competitiveness and growth for UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Projects are expected to range in size from total costs of £50,000 to £2 million and should last between 6 months and 3 years.
A business must lead the project. Projects must involve at least one SME, working alone or in collaboration with other organisations. Projects longer than 12 months or with costs of £100,000 or more must involve working with other partners.
The competition opens on 8th May 2017 and the deadline for registration is on 5th July 2017, with application deadline at noon on Wednesday 12th July 2017.
Competition Briefing Events
There will be Competition briefing events to be held at various locations:
London: 8th May 2017
Webcast: 8th May 2017
Belfast: 12th May 2017
Edinburgh: 16th May 2017
Newcastle: 25th May 2017
• Welcome and introduction to the event
• Scope and eligibility
• Application questions and process
• Presentations from KTN & Catapults
• Lunch + Networking
13:30: • Pitches + Consortium Building