Harwell Cross-Cluster Proof of Concept fund has been launched

26 Sep 2019

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is providing grant funding at a total of £250k with up to £30k per project being awarded to support and accelerate innovative multidisciplinary collaborations across the three clusters at Harwell: HealthTec, Space and EnergyTec.


The Cross-Cluster Industrial Engagement Proof of Concept funding grant is targeted at collaborative research and development, with a multidisciplinary remit that encourages industry to engage with other organisations in short term innovative projects. Over the last 3 years there have been 31 projects, with 21 companies collaborating with 29 organisations. It is our aim to support and grow new and existing companies at the Harwell campus and in the surrounding region through demonstrating the successful application of technologies, applications and processes in new ways.


The closing date for this call is the 18th October, notifications of successful awards will be going out from the 28th October onwards with projects set to begin in November.

More details and application form here.


If you have any queries about a potential project that you would like to discuss further, please contact either Adrian Hill (adrian.hill@stfc.ac.uk) or Emily Rogers (emily.rogers@stfc.ac.uk)