Collaborative R&D Opportunities Now Open

The DETC invites applications for it’s ‘LITE’ CR&D Call

The Digital Engineering and Test Centre has a LITE funding call process, where innovative and game changing projects are being sought, supporting the Automotive and Digital sectors.

The proposed projects must:


Seek innovative and game-changing initiatives which support engagement between Automotive and Gaming, or other new Digital sectors.

tool-01Improve product development and/or manufacturing processes, around advanced powertrain or whole-vehicle, towards halving the time & cost of these processes, within the APC and DETC remits.

briefcase-01Secure or enhance UK-based jobs and industrial investment.


Leave a legacy in the DETC (e.g. knowledge, or capability, or IP, etc).

Requirements of DETC ‘Lite’ project applications

– No limit on project costs
– DETC grant sought of £60K or less, and no more than 40% of total project costs
– Must be of either 3- or 6-months duration

How to Apply
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