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How To Apply

This competition opened on the 27 June 2016. The application process involves a written application and an interview presentation. The written application is assessed by technical assessors from Innovate UK, and economic outputs are assessed by economists with BIS. Selected applicants will then be invited to present their project proposal to a panel of assessors and other stakeholders.

The application process will be managed by Innovate UK.

All applicants must first register via the Gov UK website by noon on 14 September 2016. The deadline for all applications is at noon on Noon 21 September 2016 .

To register for the competition, please click here.

Projects are asked to provide a realistic and achievable start date, assuming notification of award to successful applicants in December 2016. There will be no penalty for requesting a start date later in the year to ensure that robust plans and forecasts are in place and that the project team are available.

Applicants are strongly recommended to view the all the documents provided as these will ensure you successfully submit your application.

To view the Competition Brief, click here.

All the competition documentation including the Guidance for Applicants and competition rules are accessible via the competition page, here.