UK Israel open collaborative competition 2018

Key features: UK and Israel are announcing a joint funding competition under the EUREKA framework. This will support collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects which should result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative, involve a technological risk and target large global markets. We welcome proposals from any technological or market area.

Programme: UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop innovative technologies targeting global markets in partnership with Israeli companies.

Award: up to £1 million

Opens: 19 November 2018

Registration closes: 27 February 2019

Closes: 11 March 2019

Support phone number: 0114 236 4457

UK and Israel are announcing a joint funding competition under the EUREKA framework. This will support collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects which should result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative, involve a technological risk and target large global markets.
We welcome proposals from any technological or market area.
 
To fund innovative collaborative business led projects that will benefit both the UK and Israeli economies.
 
Funding
 
The national funding agencies will fund their respective participants in the projects. UK project total eligible costs are expected to be between £200,000 and £250,000. Projects are expected to last up to 24 months.
 
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop innovative technologies targeting global markets in partnership with Israeli companies.
 
Scope
 
Projects can be from any technological or market area. To be eligible for funding your collaboration must:
  • be led by a UK business of any size
  • include at least one business in the UK and at least one in Israel
The Israeli partner or partners must be separate, non-linked legal entities from the UK partners. Your proposal must demonstrate a clear game-changing and/or disruptive innovative idea, with a a suitable team, business arrangement or working structure to run and complete the project. It must also demonstrate the benefit of participants from the 2 countries working together and clear, considerable potential to significantly benefit the UK and Israeli economies and/or national productivity
 
Out of Scope
 
We will not fund projects that:
  •  have non-civilian applications
  • do not include at least one UK based business and one Israel based business
How can we help?
We have an expert team who specialise in applying for, and securing funding on behalf of businesses. The success criteria for funding is often complex; engaging a specialist team significantly increases your chance of obtaining funding. If you would like to discuss your eligibility, or apply for this funding, contact us at your earliest opportunity.

We continually appraise the market to source the most appropriate funding available to meet our clients’ requirements.  There are numerous opportunities currently available, spanning a range of industries and topics. If you would like to explore the funding available, call us today to speak to a member of the team and to find out how your business could benefit.