News

Energy innovation: extra £10m for business projects

Businesses with early stage, 12 month projects are invited to apply for an extra £10 million from the Energy Catalyst.

Innovative businesses and researchers from any sector can apply for a share of an extra £10 million for the Energy Catalyst competition.

The money is in addition to:

  • up to £6 million already committed by the Department for International Development (DFID)
  • up to £3 million committed by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Proposed projects should address the 3 major challenges facing the energy industry:

  • low carbon
  • security of supply
  • affordability

The additional funding is available for the early-stage award – technical feasibility.

Competition information:

  • applicants for early-stage awards must register before noon on 7 September 2016
  • the competition is open to businesses and to research organisations collaborating with a business
  • total eligible project costs could be up to £300,000
  • projects must last no longer than 12 months
  • the amount of funding a business can attract varies between 25% and 70% according to the type of award and the size of the business

The Author

Gemma Gaughan
Media Researcher
BiP Solutions

Share this story...

 
 

The Author

Gemma Gaughan
Media Researcher
BiP Solutions

Share this story...

 
Please wait...

Stay in the loop

Sign up to our mailing list today and be the first to know about updates in procurement from BiP Solutions.
BiP Solutions