UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to research and develop technologies that accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £2 million
Opens: 17th Sep 2018
Closes: 6th Dec 2018
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) will work with Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £2 million in innovation projects.
Across IDP 15, Innovate UK are looking to fund projects that address one or more of the following technical areas:
They would like to see projects which include or focus on advances in power electronics, machines and drives for automotive applications.
Technologies in scope include:
Hybridisation technologies must focus solely on increasing the capability of the electrified or non-internal combustion engine element of the powertrain.
Other projects in scope include:
To be eligible for funding you must:
To lead a project you must be a UK based business, of any size.
Your total project costs should be up to £250,000. Projects must start by June 2019 and end by June 2020. They can last up to 12 months.
You could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
The research organisations in your consortium can share up to 30% of the total eligible project costs. If your consortium contains more than one research organisation, this maximum will be shared between them.
In this competition Innovate UK are not funding projects covering: