Global Cooperation Feasibility Studies

Please note, the competition closes on Friday 3 September 2021, at 11am.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.5 million to support innovative micro, small or medium sized enterprises to carry out international feasibility studies.

The aim of this competition is to increase the international engagement of innovative UK registered SMEs. It will support you in looking to establish or strengthen international research and innovation partnerships and networks and aid you to grow and scale up.

Your proposed study must:

  • seek to develop strong innovative ideas
  • build new international networks
  • explore opportunities from international partnerships and access to new markets through collaboration in research and innovation.

What is the eligibility?

Your project must:

  • start by 1 January 2022
  • end by 31 March 2022
  • last up to three months.

You total eligible project costs must be between £15,000 and £30,000. Projects with total eligible project costs above £30,000 may be allowed, but your total grant will be limited to a maximum of £21,000.

For further eligibility criteria, click here.

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