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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 8th Apr 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.

See our Covid-19 funding round-up for all Covid-related funding calls.

GCRF demonstrate impact in developing countries: round 2, phase 1

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £9.3 million to demonstrate market-creating innovations in lower income countries and emerging economies.
Opens: 02.03.20
Closes: 06.05.20

For more information, click here.

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 09.01.20 with a closing date of 27.05.20 (note extended deadline in response to Covid-19). Click here for details.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – March-May 2020

You can improve your business’ competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with academics and researchers. The next funding period opens immediately following this one.
Opens: 05.03.20
Closes: 06.05.20

Click here to find out more.