Novel, low-emission food production systems: Industrial research
Funding Available: Share of £16 million
Who is eligible to apply: UK registered business of any size
Opening date: 18.01.2023 End date: 19.04.2023
The aim of this competition is to support the development of novel food production systems that create new sources of resource efficient, low-emission foods, particularly proteins, while delivering healthy and sustainable diets.
Your project must progress emerging novel food production systems towards commercial viability and ability to supply mainstream consumer markets.
Your proposal must:
- have the potential to significantly shift the current state of the art in at least one of six priority areas
- leverage UK strengths and expertise to create new production systems and technologies
Your project’s total costs must be between £500,000 and £1 million for industrial research and start by 01 September 2023
This competition is split into 2 strands dependant on the category of research, this strand:
- Novel low-emission food production systems: industrial research (this strand)
- Novel low-emission food production systems: feasibility studies
The grant is a joint investment by Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). To see full details click apply now below.
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