If you’ve got a great idea for improving urban living, transport or energy generation and supply, then listen up! Innovate UK recently launched
a funding competition aimed at helping businesses research and evaluate new infrastructure technologies.Businesses can bid for a share of a £19m pot for solutions aimed at addressing issues in energy generation and supply, connected transport or urban living,
The competition is in two phases - the first round of funding will be offered to applicants to investigate and integrate their proposed solutions into real-world projects, while round two will provide the best business cases with funding to test their solution with users.
You can bid for funding up to £50,000 in round one, and between £250,000 and £5m in round two. Applications have to be submitted by the end of August, and you can find more information on the Gov.uk website.