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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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Funding opportunities

The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize is the most ambitious and prestigious of its kind – designed to incentivise change and help to repair our planet over the next ten years.

Successful tech grant scheme boosts local businesses

An initiative from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to help small and medium-sized businesses improve their productivity using digital technology has so far successfully distributed over half a million pounds.

UK government plans and the pledge to COP26

The UK government’s strategy will not lead to reducing emissions by 45% from 2018-2030 despite pledging to the United Nations to do so.

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have just launched the second round of their Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, worth £60m.

Eastern New Energy Collaboration for Innovation

Led by the University of East London, the £10.2m programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, helps organisations across the region to lower their carbon impacts and develop services or products which support a zero-carbon economy.

Thermulon are crowdfunding

Thermulon is developing super-insulating aerogel materials to tackle the climate & fire-safety emergencies in the building sector.

ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

ISCF smart sustainable plastic packaging: business-led R&D UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million for R&D projects with the potential to significantly impact the 2025 UK Plastic Pact targets.

Amplify Programme – Cambridge

The Amplify programme helps founders of established impact businesses who want to build a network of support and best practice for their ongoing journey.

TechInvest GreenTech

The next Mayor of London’s TechInvest event will showcase a range of London’s leading innovators tackling the challenges of climate change and global warming.

Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 13

Registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital centric investment projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

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