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Funding support for UK companies: A4I (Analysis for Innovators) Round 9

An update for you on this funding opportunity!


Design Unit and National Gear Metrology Lab along, with many other partners, are involved with an Innovate UK programme to support collaborative research and development for eligible businesses in the UK.


Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Competition Round 9 will open on the 14th of November 2022. On the 7th November they will be holding a face to face roadshow event, to be held at NPL (the National Physical Laboratory, in Teddington, Middlesex). The link below allows you to register for attending the event and includes more information on how this scheme works.


Don’t worry if you can’t get to NPL on the 7th Nov, there will be more opportunities to learn about this online.


Up to £3 million in collaborative innovation projects will be invested by Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation including partnerships with:


• the National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

• the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC group

• the National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) and

• the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

• National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC)

• National Gear Metrology Lab (GEARS)

• Newton Gateway to Mathematics

• Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (ASTUTE 2020+)


The aim of this competition is to match the best UK scientists and cutting-edge facilities with businesses that have complex analysis or measurement problems.


Your proposal must describe a measurement or analysis problem where you are seeking a solution to improve your businesses productivity or competitiveness. You must provide an estimate of the value to your business of solving it.


Click on this link for more information https://www.a4i.info/a4i-overview/.


If you want to discuss your ideas informally and confidentially, please contact Rob Frazer at Design Unit on robert.frazer@newcastle.ac.uk .

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