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Find partners for UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 2

Find partners for UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 2

This website is a virtual marketplace to search and profile project opportunities as well as facilitate partner-matching for the UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 2 call.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with The Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs And Climate Action (BMWK), to invest up to £4 million in innovation projects.

We encourage  innovation in, but not limited to, the following fields of emerging technologies:

  • quantum
  • AI
  • semiconductor applications
  • engineering biology
  • future telecommunications
  • green technologies

The aim of this competition is to enhance UK and German collaborations and capabilities in the emerging fields of technology in our society. The result being, the developing and delivering of new innovations and applications of the technologies across a broad range of other sectors.

Your proposal must comply with the scope and eligibility requirements as stated on the competition summary page, and include a consortium made up of non-linked German and UK partners.

In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process.

This competition closes at 11am UK time on 6 December 2023.

Read the full brief on eligibility and application processes on the Innovation Funding Service platform for UK organisations as well as The German ZIM Programme platform for German organisations.

Using B2Match Presentation and Focused Support Sessions

Watch the webinar recording below to learn how to get the most out of this B2Match site, build consortiums and explain the support available to you (slides also available to download here):

We also encourage you to focus your meetings on the Support Days on 4 and 5 October 2023. This should allow time to help you meet and develop projects, and submit an application by the deadline of 6 December 2023. Innovate UK and AiF will be available between 10:00-16:00 on these days. If you are unavailable during these times, it will be possible to schedule collaboration meetings at any time until the competition deadline.

Time Schedule

  • Competition opens: 4 September 2023
  • Online Applicant Briefing: 13 September 2023 at 10.00-12.00 (BST) – UK organisations (recording will be available soon)
  • Online Applicant Briefing: 18 September 2023 at 11.00 (CEST) – German organisations (register here)
  • Competition closes: 6 December 2023 at 11.00 (GMT)
  • Applicants notified: 3 April 2024
Closed since 6 December 2023
Organised by
United Kingdom 49
Germany 11
Total 60