Innovate UK Business Connect supports the SuperSolar Network Plus with the Head of Infrastructure acting as Chair to the Network Industrial Advisory Group. Through this group, and programmes such as Energy Catalyst as described above, we are actively brokering B2B and B2A linkages.
In addition, Innovate UK Business Connect’s lead for Energy Systems was a contributing author to the 2019 UKERC Solar Commission report.
We sat on the steering group of The Solar Commission to deliver the report “A bright future: opportunities for UK innovation in solar energy” which was fed into government.
Innovate UK Business Connect also sits on the advisory board of The Centre for Photonics Expertise which covers much of solar energy research across the UK and aims to link businesses with photonics support.
Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 3: Spring 2024
Opens: 29/01/2024 Closes: 19/04/2024
Grant funding for feasibility and engineering studies, and for the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects.
Global Incubator Programme: Singapore - Cleantech
Opens: 29/01/2024 Closes: 11/03/2024
Innovate UK EDGE seek up to 8 innovative companies supplying technology to the Cleantech sector for a programme in Singapore.
Innovate UK Smart grants: January 2024
Opens: 18/01/2024 Closes: 24/04/2024
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25m for game-changing R&D that can significantly impact the UK economy.
Related Events and Recordings
Announcing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, Phase 3
The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) confirms plans to launch £185 million third phase of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF).
Highlights from the Global Alliance Africa South Africa Energy Catalyst Competition Information Event
On 8th March, Innovate UK KTN hosted a briefing and Q&A session side event at Africa Energy Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa with the aim of providing information on the £10 million Energy Catalyst Round 10 and the funding call opportunities currently available.