Detailed Designs of Smart, Local Energy Systems

Funding opportunity:

Detailed Designs of Smart, Local Energy Systems



Funder and programme:

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) – Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)

Project total eligible costs (range):

£ 2,000,000 – £ 20,000,000 (Grant: Up to £ 3,000,000)



Competition closes:

07/08/2019 (12:00 noon)

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will invest up to £30 million in revolutionary designs for local energy systems. Designs must deliver cleaner, cheaper energy services and create more prosperous and resilient communities across the UK.

This competition is part of a wider Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) programme called Prospering from the Energy Revolution (PFER).

The aim is to create a pipeline of highly innovative, ambitious and investable local energy system designs that will be ready to roll out across the UK in the 2020s. UKRI are looking to fund a portfolio of projects, across a variety of technologies, markets, technological maturities and research categories.

You can claim up to £3 million in grant funding. Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £2 million and £20 million.

MSC R&D can help your business develop by supporting you in:
• Identification of appropriate grants and competition calls for proposals
• Partner search for collaborative Research & Innovation
• Bid writing
• Project management
• Audit compliance
• Commercialisation
• Business Planning
• Market Intelligence reports

If you want help with any of these opportunities, please CONTACT us on 0114 230 8401 or email