Organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million to develop technology components that help improve the efficiency of local energy systems.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £3 million
Opens: 22nd Jul 2019
Closes: 9th Oct 2019
UK Research and Innovation will invest up to £3 million in important technology components that can enhance the efficiency of local energy systems.
These should deliver cleaner, cheaper energy services and create more prosperous and resilient communities across the UK.
The innovation accelerator is open to technology components that:
At the end of your 2-year project you must provide compelling, quantified evidence that:
Innovate UK will fund innovations in these areas:
To lead a project you must be a UK based business of any size.
The lead organisation must claim grant funding through this competition.
To collaborate you must be:
Your project must:
Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £100,000 and £500,000.
You could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
An SME working on its own can claim up to a maximum of £300,000.
If you have research organisations in your consortium they 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.
Innovate UK will not fund projects that do not meet the aims of the competition, for example proposals that: