Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport Hub - Competition Briefing

Join us for this competition briefing, held in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT) and Innovate UK. This event will provide you all the information you need in order to apply for funding for projects to support the development of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport Hub.

Event Details


10.00 - 13.00



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Up to £3m is available to support a series of hydrogen transport demonstrations across Tees Valley. These focused demonstrations will play a crucial role in underpinning the Hydrogen Transport Hub, a large-scale and long-term initiative to make the region and the UK a world leader in hydrogen-powered transport. You can find the Hub Master Plan here.

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What will the competition include?

The aim of this competition is to support the proposed development of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport Hub. Specifically, it will fund demonstration projects, helping to provide operational insight into the use of green hydrogen in a real-world transport setting while informing large-scale operational trials from 2022.

Who is the competition opened to?

This competition briefing event is open to all organisations interested in hydrogen and hydrogen transport. We strongly encourage manufacturers, operators and users of hydrogen vehicles and vessels, and those interested in making a transition towards hydrogen, to attend this event and apply to the competition.

Competition Dates:

  • Open: 10th May
  • Briefing Event: 12th May
  • Close: 11am, 16th June


  • Simon Buckley | Zero Emission Mobility Lead, KTN
  • Simon Shapcott | Head of DFT Office for Science, Central Research Team
  • Tom Bryant | Head of Transport, Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Robert Vermeer | Programme Manager, Innovate UK
  • Steffan Eldred | Hydrogen Innovation Lead, KTN
  • Amy Oswin | Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK

Please note that there will be an opportunity for interested parties to register an interest in making a short pitch at this event in order to help form a consortium.

Networking Platform: To help potential applicants to find suitable partners for the competition, KTN has launched a networking platform. This tool can be used to discuss project opportunities and facilitate introductions between organisations interested in this area. It provides powerful networking through online messaging and 1:1 virtual meetings. You will be able to use this to upload your profile, search other users’ profiles and book video chat meetings via the platform.


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