If you’re a UK business or research organisation you can apply for a share of £15 million to develop innovative infrastructure solutions.
Innovate UK will invest in projects that stimulate innovation in infrastructure systems that provide critical services for the economy, environment and society, and create growth for UK businesses.
There is up to £5 million for projects that last between 3 and 12 months. Up to £10 million is available for projects that last up to 3 years, with costs between £100,000 and £5 million inclusive.
You can also apply into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership in infrastructure systems if you’d like to work with a recent graduate.
Infrastructure systems are the backbone of:
They are vital for social wellbeing and environmental sustainability; especially so when you consider the growing number of people, particularly in urban areas, who rely on these systems.
There is £425 billion of planned public and private infrastructure investment in the UK to meet the challenges and make the most of our world-leading capabilities in this area.
This includes infrastructure solutions in:
We also have a strong base of creative start-ups in the digital economy and excellent academic research to support this aim.
Read about the opportunities in government’s National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021.
We’re particularly interested in projects in our priority areas for infrastructure systems. These are:
Read more about our work in the infrastructure systems sector.
Apply for the infrastructure systems competition.
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