Businesses can share up to £30 million for project
Powering the next generation of vehicles: apply for funding
Businesses can share up to £30 million for projects that develop new ways of powering vehicles to reduce CO2 emissions and strengthen the UK supply chain.
Driver in car taken from the backseat of the vehicle. Credit: guteksk7 at Shutterstock.com.
Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has up to £30 million to support collaborative projects developing new technologies that help to power vehicles of the future. Reductions in CO2
Projects in this competition must:
significantly reduce vehicle CO2 emissions and improve air quality
accelerate the development of technology solutions that support low emission vehicles
strengthen UK capability and develop the supply chain either in low carbon vehicle propulsion or lightweight systems technology
They should be based around one or more of the UK
Automotive Council’s 4 strategic technologies:
electric machines and power electronics
energy storage and energy development
lightweight vehicle and powertrain structures
thermal propulsion systems
About the funding
Funding for this competition is provided by the APC, a government-industry body that aims to make the UK a global centre of excellence for low carbon vehicle development and production.
The competition process is delivered by Innovate UK.
the competition is open, and the deadline is at midday on 7 March 2018
projects must be led by a business, and include a vehicle manufacturer or tier 1 supplier and an SME
we expect projects to have total costs of between £5 million and £40 million and to last between 18 and 42 months
businesses could attract up to 70% of their project costs
a briefing event will be held on 15 January 2018
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