Net-Zero Automotive Technology Grants

The Advance propulsion Centre has announced grant funding to support innovative projects that accelerate the UK automotive industry towards a net-zero future. Deadline: 3 March 2022.

Liverpool John Moores exemplar houses

Liverpool John Moores University’s exemplar houses provide the perfect testbed for companies developing low carbon domestic housing technologies.

Funding green product development with an innovation grant

How to successfully apply for an innovation grant for green product development.

SME Community Solar Accelerator

The Brighton Energy Cooperative has announced grants for SMEs to fund the installation of solar PV and electric vehicle charging stations. Deadline: 30 June 2023.

New product development stages 101

An unprecedented crisis needs unprecedented innovation. There’s never been a more important time for businesses to come forward with innovative products and services.

Circular economy grants for SMEs

Grant funding to support research, testing and the development of a step-change transition approach for adopting circular economy practices.

Funding success

Three Clean Growth UK members were amongst a group of businesses recently awarded funding to carry out innovative business transformation projects in partnership with our South East hub, the University of Brighton.

Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator Grant

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced grant funding in collaboration with the Carbon Trust. The aim is to establish new partnerships between the developers of energy efficiency technology and industrial companies that can demonstrate this technology in an operational setting. Deadline: 3 January 2022.

Ofgem Strategic Innovation Fund 2021

The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (OFGEM) has announced grant funding to support projects that decarbonise UK energy distribution and transmission networks while also benefiting energy consumers. Deadline: 17 November 2021.

Industrial Fuel Switching competition

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced grant funding to support innovation in the development of pre-commercial fuel switch and fuel switch enabling technology for the industrial sector. Deadline: 21 November 2021.

Circular Economy Start-up Awards

The Green Alley Award is a competition for innovative start-up companies driving circular economy research, products/services and technologies. Deadline: 23 November 2021.

Carbon Account Manager job opportunity

An exciting opportunity to lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with the University and Lewes based business, Falcon Coffees.  

Innovation Exchange Competition Funding

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has announced grant funding to develop technologies or solutions which address energy and heating related challenges across the UK. Deadline: 30 September 2021.

Driving the electric revolution: building talent for the future

Innovate UK has announced grant funding to support innovative solutions that address gaps in skills, talent and training for the power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD) industry. Deadline: 16 September 2021.

Women in Innovation briefing event in August

Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation programme was launched 1 June

Thermal Engineering webinar hosted by the University of Brighton and Gatwick Diamond Business

Thermal Engineering webinar Friday 23 July from 12:15-13:45pm via Zoom

Environment Secretary visits the South-East hub, University of Brighton’s Clean Growth UK team.

Environment Secretary George Eustice visits the Clean Growth UK’s South-East hub at the University of Brighton to discuss it’s work in SME innovation and creating green economy jobs.

Material inspired by spider silk could help solve our plastic problem

Hom Dhakal, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Technology at our South West Hub, the University of Portsmouth, recently published an article in the Conversation on how spider silk is inspiring a new plastic alternative.

New advanced hydrogen engine set to drive move to zero emissions transport

University of Brighton researchers are testing a pioneering hydrogen engine.

Brighton based ethical shopping platform continues to grow

A start-up founded by three University of Brighton graduates to encourage ethical local shopping has now signed up over 50 businesses across the city.

Fisheries and Seafood Grant Scheme

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has announced grant funding to support sustainable growth and innovation in the fishing, processing and aquaculture sectors. Deadline: 31 December 2021

Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging: Business-led R&D

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) has launched grant funding for projects that address sustainability concerns related to plastic packaging for consumer products and move the UK toward the UK Plastics Pact targets. Deadline 08 September 2021.

Automotive Transformation Fund: Round 11

The Automotive Transformation Fund aims to support the industrialisation of a sustainable, high value, electrified automotive supply at scale in the UK. Deadline: 16 June 2021.

Hydrogen Transport Hub: Demonstration

The Department for Transport has launched grant funding to support demonstrations of hydrogen-powered vehicles in real-world operational settings across Tees Valley. Deadline 16 June 2021.

Researcher provides vital input to major report on natural carbon capture

University of Brighton work on how aquatic plants extract carbon from the environment has made a key contribution to a new Natural England report.

What will it take to meet carbon targets?

By Zoe Osmond, Director of Clean Growth UK

APC 18: Developing Low Carbon Automotive Capability

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has announced grant funding for collaborative research on low carbon vehicle innovations and technologies. Deadline: 06 May 2021.

Zero Emission Road Vehicle Grants

The Department for Transport and Small Business Research Initiative have announced grant funding to develop innovative technologies or approaches supporting zero-emission road freight. Deadline: 21 April 2021.

Automotive Transformation Fund

The Automotive Transformation Fund has launched new grant funding to develop innovative and competitive electric vehicle supply chains across the UK. Deadline: 29 April 2021.