The Technology Strategy Board has announced a funding competition pot of £4.5m for collaborative research projects that address the technical challenges and business opportunities presented by the huge growth in data.
The competition focuses on innovations in the data exploration techniques of analytics, modelling and visualisation to generate new insight and value from large amounts of complex data. Additional funding may also be available from the Arts and Humanities, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences, Economic and Social, and Engineering and Physical Sciences research councils as well as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL).
Proposals must be collaborative and business-led and include at least one small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). Projects should range from £100k to £500k, lasting between six and 24 months. Th competition opens for applicants on 6 January 2014 and the deadline for applications is at noon on 5 March 2014.
Further details are available here.