Funding & Grant Competitions


BEIS Longer Duration Energy Storage Demonstration Competition
Stream 1: Demonstrating innovation in longer duration energy storage.

Longer Duration Energy Storage Demonstration Competition:
Apply for Stream 2 first-of-a-kind prototypes

Stream 2 of this competition aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovative longer duration energy storage projects through to first-of-a-kind (FOAK) full-system prototypes.

Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition
The Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition aims to provide funding for projects that can help develop a wide range of innovative low-carbon hydrogen supply solutions.

Innovate UK Smart Grants: May 2021
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.
Competition closes: Wednesday 25 August 2021 11:00am

Innovation challenge: Zero Emissions Heavy Duty Vehicles
Scottish Enterprise have launched a new call to support innovations that can accelerate the roll out of zero emissions heavy duty vehicles and the low carbon economy in Scotland.

This competition is funded by Transport Scotland and managed by Scottish Enterprise as a national Can Do innovation challenge call, which is open to any eligible organisation in Scotland.

Successful Scottish companies will be provided with 100% funding to support R&D feasibility projects to detail their designs and build the commercial case for their innovations.

Feasibility projects will run from Nov 21 to Mar 22, be of 3-5 months in duration and will attract £30K – £50K grant support.

Competition closes: The deadline for submissions to the call is 5pm on the 17th Sep.

Further information on the innovation challenge call and the application process can be found on the SE website.

A briefing event, hosted by the Centre for Engineering, Education and Development (CeeD), is organised for 11am on the 5th August. Register now.


Get in touch

If any of the above are of interest to you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss how we could collaborate in support of your project.