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Get the inside track on securing funding for your business

If you are a small or medium enterprise working in clean technology and innovation, there is a bewildering array of grant funding that you can apply for. We make it easy for you: we scan and collate information from a wide range of local, national and international bodies, and serve up one single, easy-to-digest quarterly newsletter on grant funding opportunities for the cleantech sector straight to your inbox.

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Join our Finance Special Interest Group

Join our Finance Special Interest Group and learn about the latest opportunities for funding your cleantech business – the group meets twice a year and is a great opportunity to network and connect with peers.

We are also running pitching and investment days for cleantech companies through the year. Sign up to be the first to hear when applications to pitch open.

Funding opportunities

Electric revolution – building talent for the future

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £250,000 for innovative skills, talent, and training projects. This funding is from the Driving the Electric Revolution challenge

Clean Growth Innovation Fund – EQUANS

EQUANS UKRI Clean Growth Innovation Fund: iX Challenge Briefing. The 4 challenges include: Industrial Decarbonisation Solutions, Digital Solutions for the Built Environment, Smarter and Greener Places, and Decarbonisation of Heat


New Call: Grow your energy storage innovation with the STEPS Programme

The STEPS Business Support Programme works with energy storage companies and offers support to take their solutions from the test stage to market ready.

Pitching companies announced: Cleantech Venture Day

Pitching companies announced 
FOR: Climate-positive companies, investors, and influencers
DATE: 25th March 2021
VENUE: Online

Cambridge Cleantech and Faraday Institution to help energy storage companies bring new technologies to market

The STEPS programme offers support to 40 businesses through a voucher programme along with expert support worth 50k€ each to demonstrate their technology at regional testbeds throughout North-West Europe.

Government’s £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund opens for applications

The Green Recovery Challenge Fund which will create jobs in nature recovery and conservation is now open.

Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge – Enterprise

The Enterprise track calls for startups, SMEs, IHLs and RIs to co-develop and testbed your innovative solutions with challenge statement owners across different industries, such as FMCG, consumer electronics, and tourism. Companies that meet eligibility criteria for grant application may also be provided with funding support to develop the solutions.

Calling Innovators: Get Ready to Submit your Project Ideas for NIC 2021 Funding

The NIC is an annual funding scheme for the development and demonstration of new technologies, operating and commercial arrangements.

Cleantech Venture Week

EVENT: Cleantech Venture Week
FOR: Climate-positive companies, investors, and influencers
DATE: 23rd – 26th of November 2020
VENUE: Online