Get It Made Robotics Grant 2021

Are you developing hardware for the robotics industry? Do you need to secure additional funding to help develop your ideas?

CNC machining and manufacturing specialist Get It Made are proud to announce a new initiative to foster innovative startups in the robotics industry. The winning startup will receive a manufacturing grant of £2500 to be used for new prototypes or scaling up production.

The grant is designed to support cutting-edge research into robotic technologies and accelerate innovative hardware.

 £2500 Grant
£2500 Grant
For Robotics Startups
For Robotics Startups
Robotics Grant

Our Future Depends on the Next Generation

Our Future Depends on Robotics Innovation

Since 2011, Get It Made has worked with a diverse range of innovative businesses in the robotics industry and has witnessed how robotics technology influences every aspect of life. Robots can assist humans, by taking on jobs that are dirty, dull or dangerous. Or beyond the factory floor, to robots that are instrumental in space exploration, performing work that would be impossible for humans to execute.

Get It Made understands the needs of early-stage robotic startups, and have developed a programme to support new businesses in turning their ideas from design to reality. Within this programme, Get It Made’s industry-standard capabilities within Injection Moulding, CNC Milling, and 3D Printing will also be available to the grant receiver.

Not only will the grant provide free manufactured parts (to the value of £2500), the scheme will allow successful applicants to work closely with Get It Made’s knowledgeable engineers to accelerate the design and development of their ideas.

Get It Made will help identify, understand and remove barriers so that innovation can become a reality and so that products get to market quicker. We can’t wait to find the next pioneers in this unique industry!

Find out how Get It Made grants can help get you on your way.

Grant Judging Criteria

Applicants for the Robotics Grant will be judged on the impact. Impact to the startup, to the robotics industry and how urgent the hardware is needed. The application should show:

  • The goal or mission of the product or company.
    What is your ultimate goal? How will it assist human beings? Whatever it is, it should be clear and well defined.
  • How the grant will be used.
    Do you have specific components in mind to manufacture? Do you have drawings and CAD files?
  • The difference the grant will make to the start-up.
    We want to make sure the grant will have a noticeable impact to your startup and the industry as a whole.
  • The impact on the environment.
    We believe that all businesses should work to have a positive environmental impact.
  • The novelty of the idea or company.
    Will your product or business have something that is genuinely innovative? Is there a clear need for your product in the market?

To apply for the grant, please complete the application below. If you have any questions about the application process please contact

The Small Print

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The Grant

The manufacturing grant consists of £10,000 (excluding VAT) that can be used when ordering any of our manufacturing services. In addition, you will have direct access to Get It Made engineers who will help support your project from a Design for Manufacturing perspective.

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Applications close at midnight GMT on March 31st, 2022. The successful applicant will be notified by email. The £10,000 grant expires 12 months after the winner is notified.

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Industry Criteria

Your business must have an element of being a hardware-based business. If you are unsure regarding your eligibility to apply, please do get in touch.

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Organisation Criteria

The manufacturing grant is available to startup businesses that have launched in the past 3 years and have fewer than 25 employees, and must have a founder that is 30 years old or younger. University-based research projects are also eligible for the grant.

Your Manufacturing Support Team

Get It Made are a team of people that love to get things made. We utilise the best manufacturing technologies from CNC Machining to Moulding, Extruding and 3D Printing. It is our passion and the reason why we come to work every day. You will always be viewed as a partner, not simply a customer, we want to be your manufacturing partner for your hardware startup. We always look to make sure you get the best result for your project, if we can’t help, we will look to make a recommendation on who to contact. Trust means we will be your first point of call.

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Hardware Manufacturing Made Simple

Great service is at the heart of everything we do, with the goal of making manufacturing easy. From your initial contact to the safe delivery of your hardware components, we take care of your project. Always providing you with fast lead times, great quality and outstanding value.

We remove friction from the supply chain by becoming your manufacturing support team and producing parts using our highly integrated, extremely capable manufacturing partners. We’re proud to offer manufacturing services to our clients.

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