UK businesses can apply for a share of £5 million for projects with partners from Shanghai municipality, People’s Republic of China.
Innovate UK and the Science and Technology Commission Department of Shanghai Municipality, will both invest in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects. Up to £5 million is available for UK partners from Innovate UK. The Science and Technology Commission Department of Shanghai Municipality will allocate funding for R&D performing Shanghai-registered companies.
This programme is delivered according to the memorandum of understanding signed between Innovate UK and the Science and Technology Commission Department of Shanghai Municipality in 2016.
The aim of this competition is to stimulate economic growth in China and the UK through projects in one of the following 2 areas:
We expect to fund around 10 projects across the 2 areas. Projects should last up to 36 months.
The projects must be business-led on both sides and involve:
The competition opens on 12 April 2017.
You must register before midday (BST) on 21 June 2017.
You must apply before midday (BST) on 28 June 2017.
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