Shanghai-UK Collaboration on Industry Challenges (UK)

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Shanghai-UK Collaboration on Industry Challenges (UK)

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has up to £5million to invest in UK businesses to work with partners in Shanghai on collaborative research and development projects that address industrial challenges.

Projects should meet one of the following criteria. These are:

  • Solutions that address the challenges brought on by rapid urbanisation, demographic and social change, resource scarcity and climate change
  • Transformational or disruptive innovation that lead to novel, new products, processes or services, these can be drawn from any technology, engineering or industrial area, but there is a particular interest in healthcare and life sciences, advanced manufacturing, and energy and green technology.

Projects must be business led and involve at least one organisation from the UK and one from Shanghai, should last up to 3 years and cost up to £500,000. Up to 70% of project costs could be covered by this funding.

The closing date for registration is the 21st June 2017.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/funding-competition-shanghai-uk-industrial-challenge-programme

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