Design Foundations Repairability Competition
Closing Date: 10/01/2024
UK registered organisations can apply for grants for people centred and systemic design projects to inform and de-risk future R&D activity.
This competition is operated by Innovate UK (IUK).
The aim of the competition is to help businesses adopt people-centric and systemic design principles to lay the foundations for innovative ideas with the potential to deliver significant benefits. These can be ideas for new or significantly improved products, services, places, or business models.
The focus of this competition is repairability, or Design for Repair (DfR), which is a design philosophy that aims to make products and services more easily repairable.
Eligible organisations can apply for funding to use people centred and systemic design methods to:
- Improve existing innovative ideas.
- Generate new ideas in response to a known need or opportunity.
- Identify new opportunities to innovate and plan how to respond to them.