Up to £4m in collaborative projects will be available through this competition to help UK based businesses address their existing analysis and measurement problems.

The Innovate UK - Analysis for innovators round 4 expression of interest Call will be open from the 25th February to 20th March 2019.
To be eligible for funding for follow-on projects you must:

  • be a UK based business
  • carry out your project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results from the UK

Initial discussions will be held in May 2019. Follow-on projects will start September 2019 and last up to 12 months.
The aim of this competition is to help businesses address their existing analysis and measurement problems, such as analysing why a certain percentage defect rate is occurring within an existing production process. These are problems that are best explored by scientists and cutting-edge facilities available in the UK.
Up to £4 million in collaborative innovation projects will be invested by:
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation

  • the National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
  • the National Measurement Laboratory at LGC
  • the National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) and
  • the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

These projects that can have £300,000 total eligible project costs will help UK companies solve analysis and measurement problems, to improve their productivity and competitiveness.
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