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Today’s Tenders

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Take a look at these Tender opportunities for funding in Knowledge Exchange activities. Please pass this on to any colleagues you feel may also be interested. For more information on any opportunity listed, please contact

Development of Innovative Seaweed Based Ingredients

North East BIC requires consultancy to innovate and develop new product opportunities that will meet market demand. An essential requirement of this opportunity is demonstrable expertise in adapting milling technologies, ability to defined particle size ranges and processing techniques that retain quality and nutritional properties of the seaweed ingredient. Furthermore, technologies should be proposed that can limit/neutralise/reduce the flavour/aroma profile of seaweed ingredients for use in a wide range of food, beverage and nutrition products.

Deadline for proposals: 16 September

Research into Network and Mapping of Radio Frequencies

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport wishes to commission research for a network planning/mapping tool to bring together appropriate geographical and other data relevant to the siting of high frequency radio infrastructure, such as will be used when 5G systems are deployed. Such a tool would be used to locate the optimum sites for radio access nodes and any infrastructure, such as masts, in order to ensure efficient and effective capacity coverage.

Deadline for proposals: 19 September

Funding available: £800,000


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