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Funding Competition: UK – Germany Bilateral – Collaborative R&D

By February 10, 2023No Comments

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with The Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz (BMWK), (The Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs And Climate Action), to invest up to £4 million in innovation projects.

The aim of this competition is to support UK and German business-led collaboration in innovation with grant funding. Innovate UK will support UK businesses to collaborate successfully with German counterparts and build your global growth prospects.

Your proposal must contribute to the development of commercial products, processes or technical services.

Your project must have an obvious advantage and added value as a result of the cooperation between the participants from the two countries. Examples of these could be increased innovation capability, commercial leads, access to R&D infrastructure or new fields of application.

Your project must:

  • have a maximum grant funding request of £400,000 for all UK partners
  • start by 1 December 2023
  • end by 30 November 2026
  • last between 12 months and 36 months
  • Your project’s UK partners grant funding request must not exceed £400,000 in total


The competition closes on Wednesday 7 June 2023 11:00am.

For full details, including how to apply, click here.

Natalie Creaney