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  • In line with the objectives of Open Science and Open Innovation, the challenge is to make data FAIR through an effective common information system that allows in particular business-to-business data sharing and enables new or improved products, processes and services.

    Deadline: 
    December 12, 2019
    Geographical Coverage: European
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • Marine litter is high on the scientific and political agendas and of major concern for European citizens. More than 80 percent of marine litter is plastic. It is estimated that by 2050, more plastic could be in the ocean than fish.

    Deadline: 
    January 22, 2020
    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The budget available for this call is 13 200 000.
    Sector of Activity:
    Marine aquaculture
    Protection of habitats
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Marine litter
  • The Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) provides financial assistance for projects that will:

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Priority will be given to projects which require investment levels above £400,000 (the upper limit of the existing District Heating Loan Scheme)
    Sector of Activity:
    Ocean renewable energy
    Research & innovation
  • The Scottish Venture Fund invests in companies from start ups, early-stage to expanding businesses seeking funding to develop products and/or markets.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    This fund can invest alongside private sector investors on equal terms, up to a maximum of 50% of the total funding package on a commercial basis. Provision from £10,000 up to £2 million, as part of a total deal size ranging from £20,000 to £10 million.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Support to SME
  • SMART: SCOTLAND provides grants to Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) based in Scotland. The grant helps you undertake technical feasibility studies and research and development (R&D) projects that have a commercial endpoint.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Feasibility studies must last between 6 and 18 months, and the maximum grant is £100,000 R&D projects must last between 6 and 36 months, and the maximum grant is £600,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • The Scottish Recycling Fund is operated by Zero Waste Scotland, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, to develop key sorting, repair and reprocessing capacity for eligible waste materials, and additional remanufacturing capacity in Scotland.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring