Innovate UK has recently launched a new call for applications to its ISCF Commercialising Quantum Technologies Challenge. The call, which aims to advance the commercialisation of quantum technologies in the UK, welcomes applications for feasibility study projects of up to £500,000 in total cost. There is a total of £6 million available for investment through this call.
Projects must address one or more of the below challenges:
- seeing the invisible
- positioning, navigation and timing
Projects must also identify a clear market opportunity and an innovative project which exploits it. It’s also essential that projects:
- exploit second generation quantum techniques
- demonstrate how the technology will contribute towards the commercialisation of quantum technologies in or from the UK
- outline the investment from industry that you will generate.
Competition opens: Monday 17 January 2022
Competition closes: Wednesday 9 March 2022 11:00am
Applicants notified: Friday 29 April 2022
Further information on the scope of the call, eligibility and how to apply can be found on the Innovate UK website.