Innovating with the NICER Programme
The NICER Programme is pleased to support the Innovate UK Circular Economy for SMES – Innovating with the NICER Programme funding call.
This funding forms part of the UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research programme (NICER) and enables SMEs to engage with and benefit from access to expertise at five research centres and hub via collaborative research and development (CR&D) activities.
The aim of this competition was to support feasibility studies, industrial research and experimental development projects that address the challenges of transitioning to a circular economy.
Applications to final round of funding took place in December 2022.
Overviews of the successful projects from the Round 1 (2021) funding call are available below.
The 2021 the funding call provided £1 million to UK SME’s to engage with and benefit from access to expertise at the five NICER Programme research centres via collaborative research and development (CR&D) activities. Below we highlight three key projects funded through this call.
View the full summary report for further information on all of the successful projects from Round 1.