SBRI: domestic household air pollution monitor

The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) is interested in finding new ways to monitor and respond to harmful household air pollution

This challenge has now closed. 


What's the challenge?

Up to £20,000 is available to fund phase 1 projects that demonstrate new ways to measure, visualise and respond to harmful household air pollution.

Funding support - phase 1

This SBRI competition is open to organisations based in the UK, EU or EEA. The challenge is to support research and development of products which monitor a range of indoor household pollutants.

During phase 1, you must work closely with stakeholders to develop a solution that provides actionable feedback to householders. 

A total of £100,000 (including VAT) has been allocated to phase 1. It is anticipated that this will be broken down to 5 grants, with a value of £20,000 each. 

Phase 1 projects are expected to take up to 3 months.

Funding support - phase 2

In phase 2, you must produce and evaluate a prototype.

It is expected that up to 3 contracts of up to £300,000 each (including VAT)  will be available.

Phase 2 projects are expected to take up to 12 months.

Only successful applicants from phase 1 will be able to take part in phase 2. 


20 February 2020 -  Competition opens

3 March 2020  - Briefing event

20 May 2020, midday  - Competition closes

10 July 2020  - Applicants notified

3 August 2020  - Contracts awarded and feedback provided to applicants

Application deadline is midday, 20 May 2020



How to apply

You must register and apply through the Innovation Funding Service