Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: UK-Germany bilateral: collaborative research and development

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million for collaborative research projects resulting in innovative solutions.

You must collaborate with at least 1 German small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) applying under the equivalent German Central Innovation Programme for SMEs (ZIM).

Eligibility summary

This competition is open to UK and German collaborations only.

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered business
  • be or involve at least 1 grant claiming UK registered SME
  • collaborate with a German registered business, which must be a separate non-linked entity to the UK project partners

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