Invest in great ideas: Design Foundations Round 2

Posted on: 10/04/2017

Following a successful inaugural call last month, Round 2 of Design Foundations is now open for applications.

Invest in great ideas: Design Foundations Round 2


This Innovate UK competition is open to all UK registered companies, irrespective of size, maturity or sector. It can fund your work on a specific project in early stage development, using relevant design support to help generate robust and insightful propositions for new products, services, or business models.

KTN is organising a series of competition briefing events in May. These will provide your company with relevant details of the competition scope and how to apply. They are also the focal point to meet with Innovate UK leads and KTN managers and, most importantly, the opportunity to network with other companies and designers looking to develop applications to the competition.

Round 2 Briefing – Manchester, May 16th


Round 2 Briefing – Cardiff, May 23rd


Round 2 Briefing – Dundee, May 25th


Further details on Round 2, the competition scope and guidance for applicants are on the Innovate UK funding pages on

Find out more – Design foundations helping companies with early stage innovation, by Edward Hobson



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