The aim of this competition is to stimulate economic growth in China and the United Kingdom through projects in one of the following areas:
- innovation in infrastructure systems that address the challenges faced by infrastructure owners, cities, towns and users
- transformational or disruptive innovation leading to novel, new products, processes or services drawn from any technology, engineering or industrial area
21 Jun 2017
Innovate UK has allocated up to £5,000,000 (five million pounds) to fund innovation projects in this competition. Innovate UK will fund the UK project partners. Jiangsu Science and Technology Department will fund eligible partners from Jiangsu province.
UK project costs should be up to £500,000. Total UK project costs outside this range will be considered, but you must contact Innovate UK before 1 June 2017 to discuss your proposal.
OTHER KEY DATES
Webinar briefing event for UK applicants: Friday 21 April 2017
Getting ready for China event in London: Friday 5 May 2017
Brokerage event with Jiangsu province companies in London: Thursday 25 May 2017
Registration deadline: Midday (BST) Wednesday 21 June 2017
Application deadline: Midday (BST) Wednesday 28 June 2017
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
Multiple host countries may mean that no travel is required.