National Space Technology Programme (NSTP) Pathfinder 2020: This call aims to develop the capability of the UK space sector by providing seed funding for early stage innovative ideas. Project proposals are sought for space technology research and development projects in areas including: early TRL innovation; new technology concepts; knowledge transfer; skills development; refining an idea; undertaking a market survey; proof of concept. Closes on 10 August 2020 at 12pm.
ESA funding applications: ESA’s Business Applications programme helps European industry in non-space sectors to use space to enhance their products or services in a wide range of domains such as Health, Safety, Environment, Development, Energy, Aviation and Transport.
SPRINT: Seeks to accelerate the development of new products and services that utilise space data and technologies. Small-to-medium sized businesses in the UK, collaborating with SPRINT partner universities, can access up to £150k in collaborative project funding to support the accelerated commercialisation of their products.
Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) funding opportunities: A range of competitions with public sector organisations and departments.
Horizon 2020: Funding opportunities through the Horizon 2020 programme which focuses on European projects in research and innovation.