The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) have announced a call for KTN SPARK Awards as a means to encourage new collaborations between the research community and industry. Projects must be in one of the following four market sectors:
- livestock and aquaculture
- food and drink
- industrial biotechnology
- plants and crops
SPARK Awards provide funding to establish new collaborations between research partners (University or Research Technology Organisation) and Small/Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) based in the UK.
The grants are of a fixed value of £10,000 (plus any applicable VAT) and are awarded to the research partner to tackle a problem relevant to the SME.
The deadline for applications is midnight Friday 1st November 2019.
For further information please visit the KTN website.