IDP15: The Road to Zero Emission Vehicles, Feasibility Studies

Funding opportunity:

IDP15: The Road to Zero Emission Vehicles, Feasibility Studies



Funder and programme:

Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK – Integrated Delivery Programme (IDP)

Project total costs:

Up to £ 250,000



Competition closes:

06/12/2018 (12:00 noon)

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) will work with Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to invest up to £2 million in innovation projects.

This is to enable industry-led research into on-vehicle technologies that accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles in the UK and globally. This is part of the 15th competition in the Integrated Delivery Programme (IDP) series.

A further £4 million is available to support a single large research and development (R&D) project and £16 million for smaller R&D projects.

OLEV and Innovate UK are looking for projects to develop low-cost, highly integrated systems that enable zero emission journeys for cars and other vehicles. In this round, OLEV and Innovate UK are particularly looking for innovative power electronics, machines and drive technologies. You must identify technical or commercial challenges in developing zero, and zero emission capable, technologies on vehicles.

All projects must be a collaboration between at least 2 grant claiming partners. The lead must be a UK business.

Your total project costs should be up to £250,000. Projects must start by June 2019 and end by June 2020. They can last up to 12 months.

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

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