This investment is supporting the development of precision medicine for improved early diagnosis and treatment of common life-changing diseases.
By funding UK businesses and academia, the challenge aims to accelerate the use of research and health data, delivering better health and economic growth.
The digital security by design (DSbD) challenge funds business and researchers to update the foundation of the insecure digital computing infrastructure by creating a new, more secure hardware and software ecosystem.
This challenge is investing in electrification technologies, including power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD). The investment will support the UK’s push towards a net zero carbon economy and contribute to the development of clean technology supply chains.
This challenge is investing in research and innovation projects, and facilities, to drive the growth of a strong battery business in the UK.
It aims to develop battery technologies that are:
- high performing
- longer range
- faster charging
- safe and sustainable
Building the aviation ecosystem needed to speed up the introduction of electric sub-regional aircraft, advanced air mobility vehicles and drones into the UK.
It works with industry, academia, government and regulators to transform how we connect people, deliver goods and provide services.
The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) supports cutting-edge research to address challenges faced by developing countries.
The fund addresses the UN sustainable development goals. It aims to maximise the impact of research and innovation to improve lives and opportunity in the developing world.
The aim of this programme is to assess sustainable routes for large-scale removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, allowing the UK to take a major step towards achieving net zero emissions, and to benefit from the £400 billion future global market in greenhouse gas removal.
This challenge aims to help people remain active, productive, independent and socially connected across generations for as long as possible. It does this by enabling businesses, including social enterprises, to develop and deliver beneficial products, services and business models.
The Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge supports development of low-carbon technologies and infrastructure, increasing industry competitiveness and contributing to the UK’s clean growth.
It will reduce the carbon emissions from energy intensive industries, such as iron and steel, cement, refining and chemicals.
The Innovation Accelerator programme is investing £100 million in 26 transformative research and development projects to accelerate the growth of three high-potential innovation clusters: Glasgow City Region, Greater Manchester and West Midlands. It’s led by Innovate UK on behalf of UK Research and Innovation and the Department for Science and Innovation (DSIT).