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Energy-related funding call round-up

Posted on 08/07/2019

A round-up of the latest funding calls in the energy sector. Updated 3rd Jan 2020.

This is a roundup of relevant funding calls for the energy sector. The details of open funding calls are below, along with links to the relevant information pages.

Innovate UK Smart Grants

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £25 million in the best game-changing, innovative or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation. All proposals must be business focused.

Applications can come from any area of technology (including arts, design, media or creative industries), science or engineering and be applied to any part of the economy.

Project costs can be up to £2m (or £3m if approved beforehand by Innovate UK), and can last up to 36 months. Up to 70% of the costs can be covered. The current round opened on 17th October with a closing date of 8th Jan 2020. Click here for details.

There will be a further round of Smart Grants following this one, opening 09.01.20 with a closing date of 22.04.20. Click here for details.

Eureka Eurostars 2: round 13

Registration closes: 06 Feb 2020, 12:00
Final date for applications: 13 Feb 2020, 12:00
Eurostars will award up to 360,000 euros funding for each UK project partner or 60% of eligible project costs, whichever is the least.

This competition is aimed at micro, small or medium sized enterprises (SMEs) working on high-quality research and development (R&D) projects across national borders.

These enterprises often find it difficult to attract public-sector funding. EUREKA Eurostars was set up to overcome this barrier to innovation. With its market-led approach, it encourages international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialised.

Eurostars supports SMEs in leading international collaborative research and innovation projects by helping them get access to guidance and funding.

A Eurostars project must have a civilian purpose and be aimed at the development of a new product, process or service.

Projects must be led by a research-performing SME.

Click here for more details.

Management Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – winter 2019/spring 2020

Just like our highly effective KTP programme, Management KTPs (MKTPs) create a dynamic 3-way partnership between your company, a team of academic experts and a skilled graduate. The focus of a MKTP is specifically on increasing effectiveness and improving results through better management practices.

Registration opens 12th Dec 2019 and closes 19th Feb 2020. Click here for details.