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Faraday Challenge: National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility

Registration is closed
Funding details
Registration opens
25 Jul 2017, 00:00
Registration closes
07 Sep 2017, 12:00
07 Sep 2017, 12:00
£40 million +
Innovate UK, Advanced Propulsion Centre

As part of the Government’s Faraday Challenge Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the Advanced Propulsion Centre is working in partnership with Innovate UK. This is to establish a UK Battery Manufacturing and Development Facility funded by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. The facility will establish and maintain a leading position in manufacturing technologies for batteries and their components.

We expect building work of the facility to start at the end of 2017 and last a maximum of 24 months.

UK organisations or consortia of any size can apply.

This brief is intended to give you a brief summary of the scope and eligibility for this competition. For full details on the scope, eligibility and application process, please read the guidance for applicants.

The Faraday Challenge represents a completely joined up national innovation system, supporting projects from fundamental research (EPSRC) through development and innovation (Innovate UK) to industrial scale up (APC). Innovate UK are delivering the parallel Innovation Feasibility Study and Collaborative Research and Development competitions.

KTN is running competition briefing and networking events on 3rd August in Birmingham, 10th August in London and 11th August in Newcastle. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.