Funding Opportunity – Smart – Round6

Smart – Round 6

Smart is a grant scheme which offers funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology, from which successful new products, processes and services could emerge.

The scheme supports SMEs carrying out R&D which offers potentially significant rewards and that could stimulate UK economic growth.

Three types of grant are available:

  • Proof of market
  • Proof of concept
  • Development of prototype.

Any UK SME undertaking research and development may apply; applications are accepted on a rolling basis for assessment by independent experts.

The new batch assessment dates for Smart scheme applications during the financial year 2013/14, which starts on 21 March, are:

2013 close dates:  23 May, 18 July, 26 September, 21 November

2014 close dates: 30 January, 27 March

Please note: The batch assessment date for Round 6 of the current financial year 2013/14 is

27 March 2013 12:00 noon

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